MOTHER EARTH NEWS: April/May 2010More Than a Magazine ... A Way of Life 

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Start a Quick and Easy Food Garden
You can grow a bountiful, organic food garden right now! This season-by-season planting plan shows you how to grow 25 favorite crops using an easy no-dig bag-gardening technique.


Best Chicken Breeds for Backyard Flocks
More than 1,000 readers with experience raising chickens responded to our survey, and we’ve got the results on the top chickens for eggs, meat, hot or cold climates, and more.

Lunar Nature
From full moons and moonshine to tidal pools and bird migration, the moon influences life and lore on Earth in countless, wondrous ways.

Best Trees for Your Yard
Trees add beauty and value to your home, and our advice will help you choose the perfect tree for your property.

Build an All-in-One Outdoor Oven, Stove, Grill and Smoker
Bake bread, barbecue beef, prepare pizza and so much more with MOTHER’s wood-fired cooking unit that you can build for about $300.