Ares and Independence suddenly jumped into the limelight when a radio program called attention to it as a realistic and practical how-to-do-it book for the aspiring farmer. Now comes its quel -- which perhaps ought to have preceded the other back, for here is the story of how one city couple did it by diet sive peilmen, a rented suburban house (with a vegetable garden); an owned sa house (with a garden nally a five acre farm, with a house still in its primition state. Comparative little space is given to personal adventures of res house and grounds. Actually, their own experience is telescoped with afterthought to provide the reader with a blue print of how to go about such practical things as bringing up to par, creating berry patches, grape vines, orchards that bear fruit. How and where to buy nursery stock and what to do with it. Establishing a vegetable patch that earns its way. Fighting the enemica Nature provides. And making a house livable. A more attractive looking book than the earlier one, and one estined for popular on by the hopefuls, where the other is for the practical working farmer who has undertaken the jo.