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Many older houses aren't well sealed against the weather, especially around the foundation. When the snow falls, a quick once- around the house with a snow blower throwing snow up against the base of the house can cut down on your heating bills.

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Click on the Image Gallery for tips on insulating with snow, composting, planting strawberries and planting vegetables, all excerpted from "The Good Earth Handbook" from International Harvesters, 1976.