The Complete Guide to Your New Root Cellar
How to Build An Underground Root Cellar and Use It for Natural Storage of Fruits and VegetableseBook - 2011
Fruits and vegetables are some of the most expensive parts of any regular menu in your home. The cost of maintaining a healthy supply of these necessary staples is becoming harder and harder for many families. With the right resources and planning, you can take advantage of an age old method of storage that will allow you to buy fruits and vegetables when they are least expensive or to grow your own and store them for future use. This book will walk anyone through the process of building and using a root cellar to store their fruits and vegetables for later use, through the cold winter months when even the most basic items can be expensive. You will learn what to expect each winter for multiple month storage and which vegetables and fruits to start expecting in your cellar. You will also benefit from interviews with the top experts in the field of storage and root cellaring and farmers who have been storing vegetables for years. You will learn how to start your own underground garden and what various types of cellars exist trenches, closets, and hideaways. You will learn how to start planning your root cellar, how to utilize your basement if you so desire and how to start excavating and preparing it for the first harvest. No matter your situation or your crops, you can benefit from this book and its take on the world of root cellaring and long term fruit and vegetable storage.
Publisher: [United States] : Atlantic Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource