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        31.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO SELF-RELIANCE, 2nd Edition

        Mother Earth News Editors
        Paperback

        Price: $6.99

        Learn to cut your food bills in half. Live off the grid without using any propane. Build your own low-cost, multipurpose greenhouse. Live on less and love it with the 100-page MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide …

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        Learn to cut your food bills in half. Live off the grid without using any propane. Build your own low-cost, multipurpose greenhouse. Live on less and love it with the 100-page MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Self-Reliance and Country Skills, 2nd Edition. With more than 20 articles, this guide has hundreds of great ideas for self-reliant living. From preserving food to small-space gardening, from backyard chickens to making your own yogurt and cheese, Guide to Self-Reliance and Country Skills has a wide variety of information that will help you lead a sustainable life.

        Bake your own crispy gorgeous homemade loaves with the simple technique covered in this guide. Learn to brew your own beer and make uniquely flavored, affordable drinks at home. Follow step-by-step advice for choosing the right woodstove for your home. Build permanent beds and paths in your garden to protect the soil and preserve its fertility. Also, enjoy reading a compilation of more than 25 of the best reader-written tips for wiser living, including a soothing herbal soak, how to freeze extra eggs, instructions for making durable tomato stakes and more.

        Other articles include:

        • Egg Nutrients
        • Go Solar for Free Hot Water
        • Keep a Family Cow and Enjoy Delicious Milk, Cream, Cheese and More
        • 75 Safe and Effective Herbal Remedies
        • 8 Easy Projects for Instant Energy Savings
        • Have Sawmill, Will Travel

        32.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS WISER LIVING RESOURCE SET

        Mother Earth News Editors
        Paperback

        Price: $35.00

        Maximize the returns from your garden. Learn how to grow more of what you eat. Read top tips for growing and preserving your own harvest. Lead a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Learn 12 tips for max…

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        Maximize the returns from your garden. Learn how to grow more of what you eat. Read top tips for growing and preserving your own harvest. Lead a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Learn 12 tips for maximize gas mileage. You can achieve all this and more with the help of the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Wiser Living Resource Set. Six guides in all make up this spectacular set that includes some of the magazine's most popular articles on organic gardening, preserving the harvest, green cars, saving money on food bills, baking easy homemade bread and more.

        This set includes:
        MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Growing Your Own Food, 4th Edition
        With beautiful color photos, this guide has the information to help readers have a self-sufficient life, starting in their own backyards. Learn a better way to fertilize your garden, read about tips for vertical gardening techniques and maximizing returns, follow instructions to build an affordable, portable and predator-proof chicken coop, and more.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Self-Reliance and Country Skills
        Are you looking for an easy-to-read guide that provides you with all the information you need to lead a self-reliant lifestyle? This excellent resource will show you how to make your own herbal medicine, rodent-proof your house, bake easy homemade bread and choose the best backyard chicken breeds.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Real Food All Year
        Filled with nearly 20 articles that instruct, help and point readers in the right direction for eating fresh food all year long, Guide to Real Food All Year covers everything from drying tomatoes to making your own cider, from growing great salads to saving time and energy with pressure cookers. Readers will learn how to choose inexpensive cuts of grass-fed beef, how to grow colorful heirloom corns, and how to dry the harvest they buy to make homegrown snacks and convenience foods for year-round eating.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Organic Gardening, 3rd Edition
        This glossy-paged guide has everything you need to create the garden of your dreams. Everything from natural insect control to tomato cage plans, from fertilizer to growing berries is covered in this helpful guide. Read all about growing cucumbers, berries and lettuce. Learn the best vegetables to grow in the shade and create your own edible landscape. Discover why poultry is your garden's secret weapon and much more.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Green Cars
        Just how high will gas prices go? Nobody knows, but you can save money on gas now and find the right fuel-efficient vehicle for your needs via our new Guide to Green Cars. With reviews of more than 50 cars that get 35-plus mpg, proven tips for maximizing mpg, and the latest on hybrid, electric, clean diesel and flex-fuel vehicles, this 100-page special issue will be an invaluable resource whether you need a new ride now or down the road.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS How to Grow and Preserve Your Own Food, 3rd Edition
        From cover to cover, this resource guide contains tips and techniques for growing your own fruits and vegetables, and for preserving them using simple, easy-to-learn techniques. Learn how to grow winter tomatoes indoors all through the season; harvest the freshest mushrooms with the help of a do-it-yourself kit; discover how to make sauerkraut; and more.

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        MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO HEALING HERBS, 3RD EDITION


        Paperback

        Price: $6.99

        Looking for natural, healthier ways to cure those common ailments or take preventative measures for fighting off heart disease, cancer and other serious health problems? The MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Healing Herbs, 3rd Edition is filled with more than 131 herbs for growing, cooking and healing. You'll learn 21 recipes for better health, read about in-depth plant profiles, make your own cough drops, find cancer-fighting herbs and more.

        With cold and flu season upon us we need to arm ourselves with the best information possible on healing herbs. Broken into sections, Guide to Healing Herbs offers information on health basics, cold and flu, heart health, stomach soothers, pain relief, cancer prevention, skin soothers and more. This guide includes more than 20 articles on herbal remedies. Read the plant profile on Eleuthero to boost your immunity and combat stress. Read "Herbs for Good Digestion" to help regulate your digestion with stomach-soothing herbs. Or read "Calm Skin With Homemade Salves" to help with those day-to-day rashes, cuts, bruises, chapped lips and much more.

        Articles include:
        Healing With Honey: Soothe an aching throat with this ancient remedy.
        Immunity-Boosting Plants: Stave off the cold by supporting your immune system with herbs, selected supplements and plant extracts.
        Herbs for Arthritis: This ready Q&A explains how you can ease joint pain from arthritis.
        Natural Skin Solutions: Our experts answer questions about herbal solutions for two common skin ailments: eczema and varicose veins.
        Berries for Health: Berries are stock full of phytochemicals and dietary fiber. Pick the best for your health at the peak of their season.
        And more!

        34.

        CAPPERS FARMER SPRING 2013 SPECIAL ISSUE

        Capper's Magazine
        Paperback

        Price: $6.99

        From craft projects to guides for your woodstoves and chimneys, from delicious recipes to sowing seeds, CAPPER'S Farmer Spring 2013 has a variety of projects for getting you through the winter, and yo…

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        From craft projects to guides for your woodstoves and chimneys, from delicious recipes to sowing seeds, CAPPER'S Farmer Spring 2013 has a variety of projects for getting you through the winter, and your garden and home ready for spring. With 100 pages of tips, recipes, projects, photographs and more to help you gear up for spring, this resourceful guide will have you and your family busy all season long.

        Feel the warmth of spring with this invaluable, treasure-trove of knowledge with tips for winterizing your home and enjoyable craft projects that the whole family can do. Enjoy making your own Valentine's Day cards, dyeing Easter Eggs with natural dyes, following recipes for soups, meat pies and chocolate goodies. Learn to mend and recycle clothing, sow your own seeds, prepare your garden for winter, bake delicious St. Patrick's Day recipes and more.

        More articles include:

        • Preparing for Winter
        • Wood Stove Cooking
        • Recycled Sweater Blanket
        • Heart of the Home: Winter Projects
        • Vintage Cookbook Recipes
        • Savory Pies
        • Campfire Cooking
        • Living off the Land
        • And more!

        35.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO ORGANIC GARDENING, 4TH EDITION

        Mother Earth News
        Paperback

        Price: $6.99

        Plan for food self-sufficiency this year with the help of MOTHER EARTH NEWS' Guide to Organic Gardening. This fourth edition comes to you loaded with expert advice, do-it-yourself instructions and muc…

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        Plan for food self-sufficiency this year with the help of MOTHER EARTH NEWS' Guide to Organic Gardening. This fourth edition comes to you loaded with expert advice, do-it-yourself instructions and much more for making your organic garden thrive all year long.

        This glossy-paged guide is perfect for beginners or expert gardeners. It covers everything from perennial vegetables to choosing a greenhouse, from organic pest control to making compost. Read how poultry is the secret weapon for organic pest control. Learn how to make the best homemade tomato cages. Or plan out your kitchen garden with four delightful herb gardens plans.

        With more than 20 articles, all focused on making your garden the best it can be, this guide will have you harvesting bountifuls of fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit. The articles include:

        • Maintain a Weedless Organic Garden - The keys are limited tilling, organic mulch, drip irrigation, and permanent beds and paths.
        • The No-Spray Way to Protect Plants - Lightweight fabric row covers are an easy way to protect your crops from insects and critters, and extend the growing season.
        • Worms! Soil Building Workhorses - Use the free services of resident earthworms to make one of nature's finest fertilizers.
        • Grow Your Own Seeds - Experience the ultimate in self-reliance, and even create new plant varieties that will perform better in your region.
        • All About Growing Summer Squash - Discover which varieties of summer squash are best for your climate and soil, including tips on growing, harvesting and storing.

        36.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS & GRIT SELF-SUFFICIENT RESOURCE SET

        Mother Earth News & GRIT
        Paperback

        Price: $14.99

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS and GRIT come together to bring you 600 pages of expert advice, recipes, do-it-yourself projects and more information on living a self-sufficient life. This set covers everything f…

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        MOTHER EARTH NEWS and GRIT come together to bring you 600 pages of expert advice, recipes, do-it-yourself projects and more information on living a self-sufficient life. This set covers everything from organic gardening to bees and honey, from backyard rabbits to self-reliance and country skills. The do-it-yourself projects include energy-saving household updates as well as instructions for constructing chicken coops, outdoor bread ovens and permanent garden beds. Follow recipes for baking sourdough bread, preparing rabbit meat, fixing delicious egg dishes, and cooking with honey. Discover how to save money with energy-saving tips for your home, and how to cut your food bills in half by growing your own food right in your own backyard.

        This set includes:
        MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Organic Gardening, 4th Edition
        This glossy-paged guide is perfect for beginners or expert gardeners. It covers everything from perennial vegetables to choosing a greenhouse, from organic pest control to making compost. Read how poultry is the secret weapon for organic pest control. Learn how to make the best homemade tomato cages. Or plan out your kitchen garden with four delightful herb gardens plans.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Self-Reliance and Country Skills, 2nd Edition
        With more than 20 articles, this guide has hundreds of great ideas for self-reliant living. From preserving food to small-space gardening, from backyard chickens to making your own yogurt and cheese, this special guide has a wide variety of information that will help you lead a sustainable life.

        GRIT Guide to Homemade Bread, 3rd Edition
        Bread, bagels, pretzels, pizza crust, cookies and more! All of these delicious homemade creations can be found in this Guide to Homemade Bread. This guide includes more than 53 keys to successful bread making, outdoor bread oven plans, fail-proof no-knead breads, top bread machines tips and more.

        GRIT Guide to Backyard Rabbits, 2nd Edition
        You'll find more than 25 keys to a successful rabbit-raising enterprise in this special Barnyard Series guide. Learn about raising rabbits for meat and breeding stock. Build rabbit homes and learn what equipment you'll need. Read about a basic bunny diet that will keep them happy and healthy, and also discover so much more.

        GRIT Guide to Backyard Chickens, 4th Edition
        Calling all chicken enthusiasts! The fourth edition of this popular guide is overflowing with expert advice, key facts and easy chicken coop plans that will have both beginner and seasoned chicken owners crowing for joy! Read how to build a broiler coop on a shoestring budget. Build the perfect chicken tractor. Learn which heritage hens are the best for laying eggs. Follow the wide variety of delicious chicken recipes this book has to offer.

        GRIT Guide to Backyard Bees and Honey, 3rd Edition
        This treasure-trove of bee knowledge has more than 75 ways to get more from your bees. Cover-to-cover, this guide includes tips on saving money while building your own beehive or honey extractor with simple materials available at your local hardware store. Read how to use a top-bar hive, a less expensive method to raising bees that will pollinate your crops and provide tasty honey fresh from the comb.

        37.

        CAPPERS FARMER SUMMER 2013 SPECIAL ISSUE


        Paperback

        Price: $6.99

        Directions for creating nontoxic cleaning products, advice for raising baby animals, delicious recipes, gardening guidance, recycling ideas for farm fixtures, flower-growing techniques, summer holiday memories and more are included in the Capper's Farmer Summer 2013.

        Enjoy amusing, helpful and knowledgeable articles by experts Oscar H. Will III, Barbara Pleasant, Susan Belsinger and others, all of whom offer practical advice for the homemade life.

        Prepare for the birth of your livestock and know what to expect and what to do. Learn the secrets of buttermilk baking and turn ordinary baked goods into spectacular biscuits, pancakes and more. Discover ways of getting rid of those itchy summer burns and ouches with herbal remedies. Follow seven easy tips for growing anything in containers.

        Other articles include:

        • Incubate Your Own Chicken Eggs - Gather your hens' fertile eggs and start replacing those old layers.
        • Memories Bloom on Memorial Day - Remember passed-on love ones with these flowers.
        • Easy & Useful Flowers - These special plants provide beauty, fragrance, food, medicine and more.
        • Life's a Bowl of Berries - Whether you harvest them from your own backyard or buy them at your local farmers' market, berries in season are a sublime treat.
        • Try This: Make Pillow Covers From Fabric Swatches - Turn designer fabric into beautiful pillow covers with this easy home-decorating project.

        38.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD 5TH EDITION

        Mother Earth News
        Paperback

        Price: $6.99

        Enjoy growing your own food and cutting your bills in half this year. MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Growing Your Own Food is filled from cover to cover with the best articles on gardening, preserving, ba…

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        Enjoy growing your own food and cutting your bills in half this year. MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Growing Your Own Food is filled from cover to cover with the best articles on gardening, preserving, backyard chickens, beekeeping and more. With the help of this 100-page guide, you'll get the satisfaction of saving money and eating homegrown food all year long.

        Read about 20 crops that will keep and how you can store them. Follow vertical gardening tips and techniques so you can grow bigger beans, tomatoes, cantaloupes and more. Not only can you eat homegrown food, but your backyard flock can, too, when you learn to grow your own all-natural poultry feed. Discover new facts about growing blueberries, potatoes, Asian greens and radishes.

        Other articles include:

        • Cut Your Food Bills in Half! - It's true! You can enjoy better and healthier food while spending much less to feed your family.
        • Building Fertile Soil - Use cover crops, mulches and no-till permanent beds to boost soil health and your garden yields.
        • Wise Watering - Conservation-based watering techniques and equipment will keep your crops healthy and yields abundant.
        • Keep Bees, Naturally! - Enjoy the sweet rewards of beekeeping by learning how to harvest fresh, delicious honey from your own backyard.
        • Grow Chives! - Snip fine-flavored, crispy green chives over a baked potato or salad for a colorful, tasty garnish.
        • The Incredible Versatility of Eggs - Pastured, free-range eggs can star in numerous egg recipes, from simple fried eggs and bacon to an elegant soufflé.

        39.

        MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO LIVING ON LESS, 4TH EDITION

        Mother Earth News
        Paperback

        Price: $6.99

        Live simply: save money, smile more. This theme runs through the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Living on Less special edition. In its 100 pages, you'll find expert advice, tips, instructions and more to …

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        Live simply: save money, smile more. This theme runs through the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Living on Less special edition. In its 100 pages, you'll find expert advice, tips, instructions and more to help you live a more self-sufficient life. Its guidance covers everything from building better soil with free organic fertilizers to constructing tiny homes that are cozy, affordable and inspiring. The fourth edition of this handy guide will have you living on less and loving it!

        Read reliable information about building a compact cabin or simple shelter that's enjoyable and affordable. Grow your own healing garden and find good health just outside your front door. Discover simple tips for creating nutrient-rich, root-welcoming soil, and grow your most abundant garden yet. Learn where to find healthy, farm-fresh eggs. Follow delicious recipes for making your own homemade root beer, ginger ale, grape soda and more.

        Other articles include:

        • Adding Insulation Can Save You Money: Figure out whether you should add insulation to your home, and which pieces of the job you can do yourself.
        • Easy Ways to Preserve Fresh Food: Your guide to canning, freezing, dehydrating and other simple, seasonal storage methods.
        • Instant, No-Dig Garden Beds: Create or expand your food garden with this time-saving technique.
        • Want Milk? Get Goats: Dairy goats can supply your family with delicious milk, yogurt and cheese. The fun of raising these gregarious animals is just a bonus.
        • Disease Prevention Basics: These techniques can prevent many of the diseases that plague your vegetables. They include wide spacing, trellising and careful use of organic pesticides.

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        GRIT GUIDE TO FIELD AND LAWN CARE

        GRIT Editors
        Paperback

        Price: $6.99

        Want the best-looking yard in your neighborhood? Or a sprawling green lawn that welcomes visitors as they make their way up your driveway? With the help of the GRIT Guide to Field and Lawn Care you'll…

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        Want the best-looking yard in your neighborhood? Or a sprawling green lawn that welcomes visitors as they make their way up your driveway? With the help of the GRIT Guide to Field and Lawn Care you'll discover how to grow and maintain the sharpest lawn, as well as tips for safe mowing, advice for rejuvenating your lawn, and so much more.

        Packed from cover to cover with expertise on field and lawn care, this helpful guide can assist you as you decide which mower will work best for your yard. And whether you need an economical pushmower or a time-saving zero turn machine, you'll find advice on routine maintenance that will keep your mower or garden tractor on track all summer long. Read 10 ways to sustainably manage the unwanted weeds that sprout up every year. Master the ins and outs of lawn maintenance and keep your yard looking its best all summer. Plus, learn how to lawn stripe your yard: Not only will it look professionally mowed, but fertilizing and overseeding will be that much easier!

        Other articles include:

        • Rules of Engagement: Before operating any mower, it's imperative to wrap your mind around basic mowing safety.
        • (Electric) Wave of the Future: Mowers and bots that will cut your grass, without gas.
        • Mowing the Old-Fashioned Way: Use a scythe to make hay and trim your lawn.
        • Mowing and More with your ATV: Save money by turning your all-terrain vehicle into a top hand.
        • All the Trimmings: From string trimmers and edgers to the old reliable ax, here are all the tools you'll need to keep your landscape neat and tidy.

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