Health and Wellness
Prevent disease, treat ailments and live a naturally healthy lifestyle with our health tips, natural remedies, recipes for homemade beauty products and more.

Body & Soul: Sweet Dreams Spray

The scent of lavender in this aromatic spray helps prepare you for a restful night's sleep and lifts your mood when you are feeling low.

Finding Cures for a Sleep-Sick Nation

The right herbs, foods and supplements can help you get the rest you need.

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Browse more great health and wellness content in the Mother Earth Living archives.


Fall Health Concerns

Happiness, Zen and Autumn Leaves
While a chore like raking fall leaves may seem menial, it is actually one of the many ever-present opportunities for mindful concentration.

Natural Healing: Fall Into Detox
Maximize your health with a seasonal detox.

Build a Fall Garden Medicine Chest
Harvest and preserve these six multipurpose plants now for maximum wintertime health.


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DIY Essential Oil Perfume

Create your own natural perfumes with only three simple ingredients: essential oils, natural alcohol and distilled (or boiled) water.

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS: GUIDE TO RAISING POULTRY E-BOOK

This book provides all the information you need to raise chickens in a healthy, sustainable way. Learn about different breeds of chickens and turkeys and how to build a mini coop for your flock with your own hands. This e-book has articles straight from the pages of Mother Earth News, compiled and organized to give you all the knowledge you need to keep your flock healthy, happy and productive. Articles include:

  • Enjoy Heritage Chickens
  • How to Raise Chickens
  • How Eight Heritage Turkeys Kicked a Butterball
  • A History of the Midget White Turkey

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COMPANION PLANTING FOR THE KITCHEN GARDENER

Companion planting techniques have been used for centuries to facilitate better, more nutritious, and more abundant crops. Did you know that beets will grow better if surrounded by mint or garlic, but tomatoes should not be planted near cabbage? Flax helps protect some root vegetables from pests, and tomatoes will thrive when planted near carrots (though the carrots may wind up stunted). Your celery will be happier if it’s far away from corn, but broccoli and dill make a terrific garden pair. It’s a lot to think about, but there’s no reason to feel overwhelmed. With Companion Planting for the Kitchen Gardener, you’ll have all the information you need in clear, concise terms and with charts and garden plans you can copy or modify to suit your family’s needs.

Starting with the basics of organic gardening, such as how to prepare quality soil and the importance of cover crops and organic fertilizer, authors Allison and Tim Greer explain the principles of companion planting, how plants interact, and how you can use that information to your garden’s benefit. There is an entire chapter devoted to each of the 15 most popular vegetables, with charts, diagrams, and descriptions of each … a treasure for gardeners with busy lives who want an easy reference guide for planning their ideal kitchen garden. Full of gorgeous, full-color photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams, this is a beautiful, useful guide for the home organic gardener.

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2 1/2 CAR GARAGE E-PLAN

  • Width: 30'-0" Depth: 22'-0"
  • Standard Foundation - Floating Slab
  • Alternative Foundations - Slab
  • Building height - 12'-2"
  • Roof pitch - 4/12
  • Ceiling height - 8'
  • 16' x 7' overhead door
  • Additional space perfect for yard equipment storage
  • Door allows easy access to and from storage space
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


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It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

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$200.00