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.
ILLUSTRATIONS: INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER
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.
When we first launched THE MOTHER EARTH NEWS ® almost seven years ago, we contacted all the large manufacturers of farming equipment in the United States.