Self Sufficient Backyard

The Only Book You Need to Become Self Sufficient on ¼ Acre
They Should Teach This In Schools

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Ron and Johanna Melchiore have been living self-sufficiently for over 40 years. In that time, they’ve built 3 off-grid homesteads from Maine to the wilds of Saskatchewan.

And now they’ve finally gathered all their decades of experience in a single book meant to give anyone the keys to freedom in 21st century America.

Inside “The Self-Sufficient Backyard” these modern pioneers will not only show you everything you need to know to quit your 9-5 or retire profitably on your dream homestead. They will also teach you how to get the land on which to build it for free.

The Self Sufficient Backyard Reviews

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This book contains important information for our future survival

“This book contains critically important information for our individual and collective futures. I commend the authors for their commitment and spirit of re-pioneering how to live on the land sustainably and self-sufficiently.

I'm glad to have this book as a reference for the future.

I also want to note that my experience with the seller/publisher was exemplary when I contacted them to resolve an issue I had with the product. The seller quickly and diligently, and thoughtfully, got back to me and offered very reasonable alternatives. I chose one and the issue is completely resolved.

Five stars for superlative customer service.” 

Alan Zulch

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The garden sketch alone is worth it

“This book has so much useful information. We aren't planning on building our own house, being off grid or even entirely self sufficient, but we've always wanted to be able to grow a large percentage of our own food, and this reaches you how to do it in a small space without breaking your back. I've gone from feeling overwhelmed to super excited.”

Lauren LaCorte

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ThiFool of good ideas

“Full of all sorts of good ideas and illustrated anecdotes. Gives good suggestions for people who live on less than a quarter acre, as well as those with larger holdings.”

Claudia R Bosworth

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐40 years of experience

“If you are wanting to get into homesteading, this is the book for you. Self-Sufficient Backyard explains everything from building your site to planning yor greenhouse and off-grid systems. This is 40 years of experience that wrote this book. Fantastic”

Carol Sue Lawson

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Thi An excellent resource for your library

“My review of your book, in 5 of my gardening/preper groups .... I posted this on May 23rd and a lot of people asked for a review, so here it goes....

This is a well written book with a lot of helpful information for a broad scope of homesteaders; from the novice (like myself) to the very advanced. 

Jennifer Weiss Jones

In self-sufficient backyard  you will discover:

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  • How to Make a "Year-Round Self-Sustaining Greenhouse" No Matter Where You Live In America
  • How to Set Up Your Backyard Hybrid Electricity System at a Low Cost and Produce Your Own Electricity
  • How To Get Your Own Independent Source Of Water
  • Dwarf Fruit Trees You Can Grow in A Tiny Space
  • Off-the-Grid Earth Refrigerator in Your Backyard
  • Survival Foods You Can Grow
  •  75+ DIY Projects For a Self-Sustaining Backyard
  • 50+ Chicken Coop Secrets for a Low Effort Organic Protein Source
  •  24-hour BIO insect control system. No pesticides in your backyard.
  • The Handy Beehive - Grab Your Honey Jar Directly From The Hive
  • The Plant you can grow in tiny indoor spaces year round for an Extra Income
  • The "Perpetual Mini-Tower” that turns every kitchen scrap you throw out into free and nutritious fertilizer for your plants
  • The “No-Work Orchard” that will provide all the Vitamins you need
  • How To Make A Cheap Water Collection System
  • DIY Mason Jar Soil Test
  • This Is How You Can Live Without Refrigeration
  •  How To Get Pressurized HOT Water With This Simple Off The Grid System
  • Which Plants Should Never Be Planted Together
  • The Best Places in America to Start Your Homestead
  • DIY Automatic Irrigation System for Your Backyard
  • Straw Bale Gardening 101
  • The Year-Round Planting Calendar
  • The 7 herbs you need in your Medicinal Garden
  • How to easily make your own root cellar
  • How to get your own Independent Source of Water
  • The Other 6 Crops That Can Bring an Extra Income to a Small Homestead
  • 100+ tips to save money that many people are paying needlessly right now
  •  75+ DIY Projects For a Self Sustaining Backyard
  •  The Ultimate Seed Collection and Preservation Guide

And so much more!

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Here's Just a Glimpse of What You'll Find in

The Self-Sufficient Backyard: For The Independent Homesteader

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First thing you’ll find out In The Self Sufficient Backyard that all you need to be self sufficient in terms of food are just 1,020 square feet of land per person, if you follow the methods we developed. That’s less than 10% of our entire ¼ acre parcel you can see in our sketch.

We developed this plan on quarter of an acre for a family of 4 to be totally self-sufficient, and have goods to sell and sustain a healthy profit year round. But we created it in such a way that it is easy to downsize if you have less land or fewer family members.

Then we go into minute details for each section. 

Why You Should Get

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This could be the ticket to your retirement paradise, a new adventure, a more frugal lifestyle, to ditch the 9 to 5 rat race, the healthy and peaceful life you always dreamed of, or your very independence.

For us it’s all of the above. But for you, even if it’s just one of them, we hope it’s still worth a lot more than we’ve priced it. 

No back breaking work involved. 

As you can see, we're in our 60's and just 3 years ago we started our third homestead. So, we really mean it when we say that what we’re going to show you will not need hard work. So, it doesn’t matter if you’re a senior or have back problems. We will compensate the work with the wisdom we’ve gathered during these 40 years.

Takes little time

You don’t need to dedicate too much of your time either. This will NOT be your new job. In fact, this will be a perfect break from your job and the daily stress that builds up. It’s extremely satisfying and calming to pursue self-reliance.

However, you should not make an all or nothing clean break from your conventional life.
Becoming a bit more self-sufficient should be done in stages. It doesn’t matter if you dedicate one hour a week or one hour a day, the final result is the same. Just by getting our program you’ve taken the first big steps towards self-reliance!

You don’t need too much land either

You don’t need too much land either. Our program makes a small backyard go a loooong way. People living in suburbia should know that we made this program thinking about them too. The quarter acre illustration is down sizable to whatever size your backyard is. Of course, you will not be able to be self-sufficient on 200 square feet, but you can surely use them to their full potential with our program.

You don’t need money either

For the last 40 years we’ve been living the old ways of our grandparents, but without sacrificing any of the modern comforts of today. We’re out in the boonies, but we have internet access, satellite TV, modern composting toilet, a sewer system, and … we are NOT rich… so we did this with very little money.

You don’t need any special skills or knowledge

I, Ron, was a city folk, born and raised in Philadelphia. I hope I don’t burst your bubble but I am nothing special, I have no great powers, super strength, superior intellect or amazing qualities.

As long as you have the desire, you do not need any special skills or knowledge. We will provide that. You will learn as you go

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About The Author : Ron and Johanna:

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They are two of the "back to the land people" from the late 1970’s. They have been living off the grid for the last 40 years and they've enjoyed every bit of it.

In all that time an electric wire has never been connected to our house. They haven’t gotten or paid an electricity bill in over 40 years, but They have all the electricity we want. They grow everything They need, here, in our small backyard. They also have a small medicinal garden which has helped us get through some tough times. Just like our grandparents, They preserve everything we produce so we have all They need year-round.

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But the most important thing is the feeling of not having to rely on anyone else for anything. It’s the feeling of being independent. Independent from the government's help or charity, grocery chains, utility and energy companies, corporations and the Grid. 

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Now that They are both in our 60’s, we decided to downsize everything. They took all that They’ve learned during the last couple of decades and created our paradise retreat with one thing in mind: to make a self-sustaining, but low maintenance homestead that doesn’t need much work or expense.

Self Sufficient Backyard

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The Self Sufficient Backyard has 265 pages in letter format (8.5 x 11.0 in), so it’s a pretty large book with a legible font, making it easy to read, even for seniors like me. The paper quality is OK, but it could be improved somewhat.

Another thing I like about this book is that it has step by step color pictures for all the projects inside. The Self Sufficient Backyard really looks like an in-depth book with lots of instructions along the way. You can actually see that it was written by someone who’s done these projects many times before.

The first thing I did was skim through the table of contents. In my personal opinion, you can often tell a good book from a bad book just by looking at the table of contents.

I could immediately tell that The Self-Sufficient Backyard leaned more towards the precise and practical way, although it did have some background stories about Ron and Johanna and how they started out in this kind of self-sustained living cut away from society. But that makes it a very pleasant read.

With The Self sufficient Backyard, Ron and Johanna created a blueprint for anyone who wants to follow in their footsteps into a self-reliant and independent life.

Ron provides a very detailed sketch of what the ideal plan would look like as you can see here, but it’s all very “customizable” depending on each person’s needs, property size, health, resources, and available time.

With the plan in place, Ron goes on to show the reader how to grow year-round food using just a little over 1000 feet of the property. The following chapters go into great detail on how to turn this simple paper sketch into rock-solid reality and reap the self-sufficiency benefits that come along with that.

There is a chapter for every important area of homesteading life: off-grid-power, natural medicines, raising chickens for meat and eggs, beekeeping, composting, food preservation methods, building a root cellar, a smokehouse or a self-sustaining greenhouse, gardening, saving seeds, etc. And each one goes really deep into the subject, taking out all the guesswork for a person just starting out and clearing up any uncertainty left for people who’ve been doing this for a lot longer.

The Self Sufficient Backyard is the most extensive guide I’ve seen on living off-the-grid and making a good living out of it. If you want to cut cords with modern society and go your own way this is the book for you. If you want to build some projects on your property that will make you a little more self-sufficient, this is also a book for you.

Many people dream of living a self-sufficient life, but a lot fewer actually turn it into reality. Anyway, if you dream of living a self-reliant life, then the first step could be just to get this book.

This is by far the best guide to self-sufficiency I’ve ever came across. I recommend The Self Sufficient Backyard to anyone who wants to be more self-reliant and independent. There has never been a better time in history to have this book on your bookshelf and start these awesome DIY projects from the comfort of your own home.

+ 3 Bonuses Included for FREE and + 24/7 Support

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Bonus #1 : The Aquaponic Gardener

In it you’ll discover how to set up an aquaponic system that you can fit in your backyard, in your basement or in your Greenhouse.

The awesome thing about an aquaponic garden is that every part of the system produces food for another.

The water you use for plants absorbs nutrients from the soil and feeds the fish.

The fish droppings then feed good bacteria, which turn ammonia into nitrates that the plants need to grow. The growth rates are astonishing. And you can always have both juicy vegetables and fresh fish a plenty.

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 Bonus #2: DIY Projects from the 1900s

Our forefathers were a lot more self-sufficient than the average American today.

They made charcoal to purify water, smokehouses, root cellars, traps for wild game, plant remedies, fireboxes, small barns, tanneries, solar water heaters, wood stoves, fireplaces… you name it.

These projects were the lifeblood of their homesteads and kept their inhabitants free.

We've utilized many of the old-time skills and techniques from yesteryear. Over time, we’ve incorporated some of the newer methods for doing things. But make no mistake, even though we’ve picked and chosen some of the modern ways of doing tasks, we still retain the practical knowledge of the old ways.

Who knows when they might come in handy?

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 Bonus #3: Where FREE Land can Still be found in the US:

Once upon a time in America every brave man and woman settling the wild frontier was given the deed to a 160-acre piece of land.

The only string attached to this gift was they had to live there and develop that land into a homestead.

Not having property might be why you’ve not yet started your own off-grid homestead. But nowadays, you can still get free land upon which to build.

That’s why in this unique book I will show you exactly where you can find your own free land in 21st century America. These plots are between 1 to 5 acres but with the Self-Sufficient Backyard that’s more than enough.

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The Self-Sufficient Backyard” is our life and everything we’ve personally gone through, so we're happy to stand behind it 100%. You have 60 full days to go through our program and if there’s anything you don’t like about it, Johanna and I will be more than happy to refund your purchase in full.

It is so nice to fantasize about the simple little cabin in the woods surrounded by a lush garden with no cares in the world when you are stuck in a traffic jam or seated behind your desk at work.

Although this lifestyle is not utopia, we ditched the rat race and you can too.

So, if you choose to follow your dream and turn it into reality, click on the button below. You will be taken to a secure and encrypted check out page. We hope we’ll see you take advantage of everything we’ve prepared for you inside The Self-Sufficient Backyard.

This was Ron and Johanna, the modern pioneers from Nova Scotia.

Have great day!  

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With this knowledge, you can transform from an honest homeowner into an independent, self-sufficient person that has an extra income and doesn’t owe anybody a thing.

You will not be troubled with what happens to the world around you, because everything you need is where is should be: on your property!

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