What Are We Reading May 20,2011

ISBN: 9781603580311
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - October 5th, 2010

Scotland Township M.M. Group

This is a comprehensive detailed book about gardening. Carol Deppe is a scientist and expert gardener who draws from emerging science in many fields to develop general principles of gardening for resilience.  Gardeners will learn  her detailed instructions on growing, storing, and using the five crops central to self-reliance: potatoes, corn, beans, squash and eggs.Each of us found that we kept mining this book as we planned our gardens for 2011. 

By Gilbert L. Wilson (As Told to), Jeffery R. Hanson (Introduction by), Waheenee
ISBN: 9780873512190
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - October 15th, 1987

Scotland Township M.M. Group

The Resilient Gardener referred to Buffalo Bird Woman so many times, we went to the original.

This is classic account of Hidatsa American Indian gardening and food storage techniques. Buffalo Bird Woman describes a year of activities, from preparing and planting fields through cultivating, harvesting, and storing foods during her childhood and young adulthood during the1840’s and 50’s.