MOTHER EARTH NEWS: August/September 2011

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Mother Earth News August September 2011
Top Story

Start a Self-Sufficient, 1-Acre Homestead
Expert advice on how to establish self-sufficient food production, including guidance on crop rotations, raising livestock and grazing management.



Top Tips for Great Fall Gardens
The steps to a bountiful fall garden are simple: Choose crops suited to fall growing conditions, ensure your chosen site has organically enriched soil and adequate water — and start now!

The 10 Worst Garden Weeds
The votes from more than 2,000 gardeners are in! From crab grass to bindweed to thistle, here are the best control strategies for North America’s worst garden weeds.

Natural Cooling Strategies
Who needs air conditioning? Theses strategies can help you keep your home cool without it.