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Gardening with Chickens: Plans and Plants for You and Your Hens

by Lisa Steele

Join Lisa Steele, chicken-keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, on a unique journey through the garden. Start by planning your garden and learning strategies and tips for keeping your plants safe while they grow. Plant with purpose, choosing from a dozen plans for theme gardens such as Orange Egg Yolks or Nesting Box Herbs. Or choose a design that's filled with edibles - sharing the bounty with your family and your feathered friends. Then comes the fun part: enjoy the harvest, even let the chickens graze!

--From the publisher

 

Welcome to the Farm: How-To Wisdom from the Elliott Homestead

by Shaye Elliott

Whether you want to dabble or immerse yourself completely in the do-it-yourself, back-to-basics lifestyle, Welcome to the Farm is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to growing the very best food right in your own backyard. Shaye Elliott takes readers on a journey that teaches them how to harvest baskets full of organic produce, milk a dairy cow (and make butter), plant a homestead orchard, can jams and jellies, and even raise chickens and bees. -From the publisher

 

Infused Water: 75 Simple and Delicious Recipes to Keep You and Your Family Healthy and Happy

by Dalila Tarhuni

With no calories and delicious flavors, infused water will keep you hydrated throughout the day. Hydration is essential--more than half of your body is composed of water, and it is needed by every cell in your body to function properly. Yet, three-quarters of Americans are chronically dehydrated. Water balances the electrolytes in your body and helps to remove toxins, not to mention the multitude of positive effects it can have on your daily life. --From the publisher