MOTHER EARTH NEWS: June/July 2015

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS JuneJuly 2015


32 Canning and Preserving Tips from Experienced Home Canners
Beginners and pros alike will find something new and exciting in this round-up of tried-and-true canning and preserving techniques.

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A Renewable Home Energy Retrofit: How We Did It
Who says the retired life isn’t energizing? By incorporating a variety of renewable energy systems into their Maine home, a couple now produces nearly all of their power without fossil fuels.

Avoid Common Gardening Mistakes
Gardeners just getting their trowels dirty may stumble into some classic food-growing faux pas. With these pointers from a veteran organic gardener, we’ll help you sidestep six common setbacks and navigate your way to success.