Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore for Garden and Trail 1000s of Traditional Skills for Simple Living

By Jerry Mack Johnson

Reconnect with nature and live more sustainably. Achieve your goal of a self-sufficient, sustainable lifestyle with instruction on a range of basic garden and trail techniques inspired by old time country living​.


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In bygone days, country dwellers learned to read Mother Nature’s signs and developed successful techniques for planting, harvesting, and living off the land. This handy reference guide of now-forgotten rural skills, foods, and crafts will take you back to a simpler time. Packed with projects, pastimes, and down-home truths–plus hundreds of vintage illustrations–Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore for Garden and Trail is a veritable encyclopedia of country instruction and advice for thriving in the great outdoors. You’ll learn methods, country recipes, legends, and rules of thumb for:  Predicting the Weather * Sap Gathering & Sugar Making * Planting by the Moon * Building Long-Lasting Campfires * Bird Migration Schedules * Animal Lore * Wood Curing & Splitting * Beneficial Insects * Water Witching * Tying Fishing Flies * Tracking Game Birds * Cough Remedies * Raising Poultry * Campfire Cooking * Devising Fishing Lures * Bird Calls * Small Game Hunting * Hammock Making * Grafting & Pruning by the Signs * Bow Hunting * Herbal Remedies * And Much More!

Category: Genre: Nature & Outdoors, Non-Fiction, Reference sku: 9780760369302

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Weight 17 oz
Dimensions 8.75 × .75 × 11 in