• Self-Sufficient Backyard: Urban Homestead Living

  • A Primer on Urban Gardening, Mini-Farming and Sustainable Living
  • By: LJ Morgan
  • Narrated by: Rebecca Cade
  • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)

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Discover the truth about self-sufficiently living off your backyard

Is this the right lifestyle for your needs? Are you aspiring to start your own urban garden homestead and become more self-sufficient? Would you like to cut your household budget by half—or more—without compromising your quality of life? Are you a beginner—eager to start living more sustainably—but don’t know how to start?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then keep reading….

Creating a self-sufficient home and life is the “front and center” topic all over the world. Some do it out of pure necessity, while others are looking into sustaining their families under these harsh economic and environmental conditions.

You may be wondering: How to start an urban garden in a small space? What does it take to be self-sufficient?

In a world as highly dynamic as ours, independent living can be an invaluable trait. By employing intelligent tactics and technologies, you can feed your family, eliminate high utility bills, and minimize stress. However, starting your own garden and homesteading can be an overwhelming task—and you need to prepare and learn what it takes to start.

In Self-Sufficient Backyard: Urban Homestead, you will discover:

  • How to beat the odds and succeed in self-sufficient backyard living by grasping the basics and using them to your advantage
  • How to calculate the amount of land your family needs to achieve self-sufficiency
  • How to live in harmony with nature
  • How to stop eating pesticide-ridden foods from the stores and grow your garden of goodies from your backyard space
  • Ways to live off the grid, including solar power and maintaining water sources
  • How to prepare your backyard for gardening and other essential farming activities, no matter its current use
  • How to raise animals, grow vegetables in the city or on a small plot, and create composting systems for greener lawns
  • How to maximize your available backyard space or farm to ensure you get maximum yields, even if you only have an acre or less
  • How to reduce your utility bill by more than half using readily available (and accessible) resources around your environment
  • And much more…

Living off your backyard may seem impossible, but that’s probably because you don’t have all the information needed to make a sound decision.

This book is filled with ideas on how to live a more minimal, sustainable, and eco-friendly life.

This guide will wipe away all your doubts and help you build the life you’ve always wanted for yourself and your family.

If you want to uncover the secrets of self-sufficient backyard living, then scroll up and click the “Add to Cart” button right now.

©2022 Jennifer Zambrano Graeter (P)2022 Jennifer Zambrano Graeter

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A Worthy Book

Are you interested in urban gardening? If yes, then this book is according to your choice and completely fulfills your requirements. In this book, you will discover a lot of things related to the self-sufficient Backyard.

It is the essential right of every human being to eat healthy and organic food so we must stay connected to nature in order to have purity in our life. This book is a source which will help you in this regard. So, it is highly recommended to everyone.

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exactly what I was looking for!

I have been thinking of getting into urban gardening for some time now. I live in Brooklyn, and am always amazed by my friends and neighbors that have gardens in the city.

This book has completely changed my mind and has made this idea completely attainable. It answered every question that I had, and was very thorough.

A great, detailed, helpful guide to urban gardening :)

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Wow I can now start my own backyard mini farm

This book was super helpful and guided me on how to start my own sustainable backyard mini farm and start producing food we actually eat. This is such a fun activity to do with my toddler and partner. Even grandma comes over and helps is too. I now feel confident that I have the information to make this sustainable thank you! Highly recommend!

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An excellent guide on gardening basics

I have a small garden in my backyard, and I grow several green vegetables and fruits as a hobby. Without much gardening knowledge, I wasn’t very successful in harvesting, so I wanted to learn more about how to grow healthy and self-sufficient vegetables and fruits, and I am glad I listened to this audiobook. I learned so much about it now, so I am going to try to grow my garden to be healthier and try to live off of it. I am so happy that I found this book. Highly recommend this book to gardening beginners like me!

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Simplify your life & make it more eco-friendly.

Getting started with your garden and homesteading can be a daunting task, so it's essential to do your research beforehand. Morgan's advice can help simplify your life and make it more eco-friendly and long-lasting.

Self-sufficiency is a hot topic because of the current economic and ecological crisis. However, it may seem impossible only because you lack complete information. This book helps clarify the reality of backyard self-sufficiency.

Innovative strategies and modern tools can help us accomplish much in our quest to live a more sustainable lifestyle if we know where to begin. To become more self-sufficient, we do not need a big farmhouse with acres of pastures. Instead, we can start by establishing a garden homestead, even in an urban environment. We can avoid buying food with pesticides and supply ourselves with healthier food.

Raising animals, gardening, and composting is just the beginning. In addition to better and less expensive food, we can cut our family's spending in half (or more) in fuel and utility costs, such as using solar energy and conserving water.

Morgan has written an excellent book for anybody who wants to be a better citizen on our planet and help yourself to a healthier life simultaneously!

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This will get your Homestead going!

This very thorough book covers everything you need to know to create your own homestead, even with limited space!

Lots of great guidance regarding all aspects of gardening, raising livestock, and acquiring necessary water to keep everything going.

I highly recommend this read for wannabe Homesteaders!

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Loved Every Minute of this Audiobook!

"Self-Sufficient Backyard: Urban Homestead Living: A Primer on Urban Gardening, Mini-Farming and Sustainable Living" is excellent. The narration was great too.

This audiobook teaches you about establishing your garden for you and your family. It talks about the different types of gardens.

This book talks about solar power and water source. It's funny because I spoke with a friend today about setting up rain barrels since we get rain daily. It was great listening to this section too.

I loved the section on raising animals. A way to provide food for your family's table is milk, eggs, and meat.

I would recommend this book to everyone!

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Excellent Resource!

This seems to be very complete information on urban homestead living! I very much enjoyed listening to it! I think it will make a great reference as well!

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Well done guide!

I wanted to live a more sustainable life and create self-sufficiency, but I didn't know where to start. This book does a great job of giving you everything you need to know from start to finish. By the end, I had everything I needed to start my garden and my journey to a more sustainable life. Highly recommend!

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Great Ideas

I like the suggestions, tips and strategies for starting a garden especially in an urban area. now that I've done the learning I need to start the doing.

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  • Han-Son Lee
  • 10-02-22

Great for the gardening basics

I’ve recently moved home and have a small garden. I want to grow more veg with my child and this book has been so so useful in learning how to grow a happy and self sufficient garden. Really good.

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  • Jason Roberts
  • 09-24-22

really insightful

The audiobook's informational substance is excellent. This audiobook shows us how to live sustainably so that we may help safeguard the environment in light of the pandemic and environmental issues the world is currently experiencing. This product comes highly recommended for those like myself who are considering beginning to live a more independent life at home. an audiobook you should deffo have at home.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-28-22

Great book!

The author made the book detailed! Everything you could think of about gardening is in here. The book was made such that it guides you into self-sufficient gardening. From livestock, urban planning and various ways to design your garden are in here. A very beneficial book especially for all the plantitas out there!

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  • Fox
  • 08-24-22

Wealth of knowledge

Before listening to this book, I hadn't the foggiest on how to sufficiently live off my land. I thought it was near impossible to do in this modern age.

I was wrong. It's very possible if you're willing to learn about it and put the effort in and make it succeed. This is a long task to get started and upkeep but it will be extremely worth it and pay itself off 10,20,30 fold (even more!).

Much like anything, there's a learning curve but this will teach you the basics, much of it you'll learn through taking action! If you've ever wanted to give this a go, I'd recommend it! Start small, grow upwards. Slow and steady :)

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-17-22

Great book

This is a great book that will tell you everything you need to know about starting a backyard homestead, from how much land you’ll need to raiding your own chickens and goats. Great resource