North Carolina Farm and Garden Calendar by Nancy Shirley. Your Farm and
Garden Survival Book. Old-time living the natural way.|
"I bought your book last year and I love it!" -Wilson, East TN
"I bought your farm and garden book the day we met and ordered more later which I gave as Christmas gifts. It is truly an amazing book!!! SO much valuable information." -Lulu, Beaufort, South Carolina
for USDA Hardiness Zones 5, 6 and 7 in most eastern states. Can be used in most
zones by adding or subtracting months depending on your climate.|
is no other book out there like this one. Designed to help you survive. It helps
you keep track of what you should be doing at each time of the year.
information about all aspects of gardening and farming including plants you may
never have heard of and new ways to raise familar ones. Grow food naturally and
Low cost solutions to gardening problems. How to grow enough
food for your family. Unique.
A month by month guide when / how to plant, harvest and maintain your garden,
greenhouse and farm. Includes farm animals, foraging, food storage, and
food preparation. Plus garden tips, folklore, seed saving, seed starting,
herbs, plant families, and plant health.
Includes an index by common plant name, an index by plant type such as root
crop, and a general index.
| Good for Most Eastern States|
I spent 3 years and thousands
of hours writing the "Western North Carolina Farm and Garden Calendar" good for
Hardiness Zones 5-7. It can be used in most hardiness zones in the United States
by adding or subtracting months depending on the climate. I wrote it to help people
survive better in hard times.
A Practical and Useful How-To Manual
It shows you when/how to plant and harvest for each month of the year for your
garden, greenhouse and farm. Each month is divided into 5 sections: Garden-Maintenance,
Garden-Plant, Garden-Harvest, Greenhouse, and Farm Animals.
are special garden tips, seed saving, seed starting, soil fertility, plant health,
pest control methods, plant families, herbs, fruit/nut trees, foraging, folklore,
pasture/hay, farm animals, using medicinal plants, food storage, and food preparation.
Natural living. This is a labor of love.
Guidance for All Levels of
Gardeners and Farmers
It is good for the novice or sophisticated gardener.
Written in simple terms for all to understand with many definitions, and references
to good books. The down-home, natural, organic way of growing food and raising
Experienced gardeners learn about unusual plants and different
methods of growing and harvesting plants. For instance, growing potatoes from
seeds (not tubers) to fight disease problems that is very interesting.
Times are Hard, Your Family Can Survive
Written with survival gardening/farming
as the priority. For instance, crops that give high yield in calories in a small
area are emphasized.
Vegetables good for storing over winter are covered
extensively with information on how to store them properly, and which varieties
store the best. Grain harvesting by hand is explained.
One goal is to
get people gardening and farming most of the year with many cool season crops.
Some vegetables can be grown all year in most climates with a greenhouse or cold
Self-Sufficient Farming and Gardening
farming and gardening is stressed with alternatives given for getting a job done
with limited resources.
For instance, recipes for worming animals are
given, some of which you can grow. Another example is how to make your own rooting
hormone with willow. Be self sufficient. Save money.
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There's no other book like this
"Got the comfrey
and book the other day. After reading a bit, I realized that I will always be
able to 'find' some thing that needs done! Started cultivating a blackberry patch
yesterday. Today was officially hatch day, although most came yesterday afternoon
and through the night." -Jaime, North Carolina