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Make your home a safe haven with efficient design, chemical-free cleaning methods and home organization tips.

The Dangers of Plastics: 25 Ways to Eliminate Plastic in Your Home

Plastics are ubiquitous, yet the dangers of plastics are well-documented. Use these tips to reduce the plastic in your home and life.

Well-Crafted: A Family Heirloom Homestead in Rural Oregon

A pair of artists and entrepreneurs lives a handcrafted life on a family heirloom homestead in rural Oregon.

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HOW TO ERADICATE INVASIVE PLANTS

Invasive plants - such as kudzu, ragweed and Himalayan blackberry - won't go away on their own. Luckily, How to Eradicate Invasive Plants offers a clear, practical solution to an increasingly common problem.

Invasive plants are a growing threat to our home landscapes, affecting native plants and wildlife. Clearly written and easy-to-use, How to Eradicate Invasive Plants shows you how to recognize the invasive plant; offers eradication options, from simple, organic approaches to the safest and most responsible ways to use chemicals; and enables you to identify 200 of the most common invasive plants.

This comprehensive guide includes all types of invasive plants, including water and bog plants; annuals, biennials and tropical perennials; herbaceous perennials; grasses and bamboos; and vines, shrubs and trees.

$24.95

SPORTS CABIN E-PLAN

  • 576 Total Square Feet
  • 1st Floor 576
  • Width: 24'-0" Depth: 24'-0"
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Full Baths
  • Standard Foundation - Piers
  • Building height 16'-6"
  • Roof pitch - 6/12
  • Ceiling height - 8'
  • Ideal for avid hunter or fisherman
  • 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.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$250.00

54" LONG HANDLE WEEDER & CULTIVATOR

Gardeners love the CobraHead® Weeder & Cultivator! This tool helps you do it all: Weed, cultivate, scalp, edge, dig, furrow, plant, and harvest with ease.

It comes in 4 different lengths for maximum utility.

Features:

  • The 54" Long Handle Weeder & Cultivator is great for older gardeners or small scale farming.
  • The 54" handle is typical and recommended for the average gardener.
  • Excellent for working around tightly spaced crops or drip irrigation.
  • One year unconditional warranty
  • Recycled Composite handle
  • Made in Wisconsin, USA
The 54"handle has a weight of 2.4 lbs.
Blade assembly adds 8" to length.

**Note: The CobraHead Long Handle blade is thin, very sharp and quite strong. But, because of its thinness, it is not indestructible. It is not designed for removing large plants or roots.

$59.95