Inspiring Issue


December/January 2005
Add to My MSN


Content Tools

Related Content

How to Determine Whether to Keep Hardy Perennials in Your Garden

Tips for determining when to prune and when to yank rosemary, lavender, sage and thyme.

Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Hits the Streets: 95 Percent of Cities Satisfied

A 2012 survey by Northeast Group LLC was published in October, claiming 95 percent of U.S. cities th...

Two Years After Oklahoma Earthquake Officials Warn More to Come

The quake that struck near Prague, Oklahoma on November 5, 2011, was the biggest ever recorded in th...

The New Earthineer

From the outset, Earthineer was built to support and promote sustainability and homesteading as a li...

From Dear Mother — Dec/Jan 2005

Love the latest issue — don’t change a thing! The October/November 2005 edition offers inspiration and hope on almost every page. I have passed my copy around at the hardware store/home center where I work and copied other parts for family members. Of particular use were the “secure compost bin,” the “plastic lumber” and “insulated panels” items, and the in-depth coverage of alternative vehicles. A co-worker has a new hybrid, others talk often about getting better mileage and lowering their environmental impact. My wife and I drive older Geo Metros.

I gave a co-worker in the power tools department a copy of the electric chain saw article. And I left the issue open to the “Better Beef” article for my wife to see (she is always looking for better meat). Of personal interest to me were the articles on garlic (I’ve been growing hardneck rocambole and elephant “garlic” since 1999, after receiving some bulbs from a friend), and bats (one of my first published news articles in the 1980s was on the benefits of bats and the work of Bat Conservation International). I’ve come a long way toward “living wisely” since moving from Brooklyn to the country here in Bucks County. MOTHER has helped me all along the way.

Robert L. Rose
Blooming Glen, Pennsylvania







Post a comment below.

 








Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.