• MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO FALL GARDENING

    Gardeners are learning that the end of summer doesn’t have to be the end of their gardening season. With the help of the new Mother Earth News Guide to Fall Gardening, you can continue your garden well into autumn. With nearly 100 pages of articles, this guide covers how to stash produce for winter, plant the best crops for the season, protect crops with hoops and greenhouse, and more.

    Item: 8025

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO FRESH FOOD ALL YEAR

    There is nothing better in the winter than cooking a homemade soup or stew with vegetables you grew and preserved from your own garden. Having access to delicious, homegrown food all year around not only helps keep you happy and healthy, it also saves you some money.

    This 100-page guide is filled with articles with instructions for preserving food, whether it's canning, freezing or dehydrating. Plus, you can read about backyard chickens, the best ways to store fresh vegetables, how to make cheap garden beds and so much more.

    Read about how composting will help you turn food and yard waste into garden gold. Discover what you can do in your winter garden and six top crops for winter harvest. Learn how to raise backyard chickens so you can fresh eggs each morning. Follow step-by-step instructions for making your own perfect pie crust. Enjoy fall's sweetest harvest by making and trying homemade apple cider.

    More articles include:

    • Easy Ways to Preserve Fresh Food: Your guide to canning, freezing, dehydrating and other simple, seasonal storage methods.
    • Expert Advice for Greenhouse Growing: Build a greenhouse in your backyard and you'll be amazed at its many uses.
    • Save Money on Groceries: Buying in bulk and freezing or canning fruits and veggies are great ways to enjoy better food and cut your costs by up to 85 percent.
    • Homemade Butter: Whether you want it creamy or cultured, learn the secrets of fresh, sweet, homemade butter.
    • 6 Easy Ways to Use Peanuts: Peanuts are rich, healthful and versatile. Discover several classic ways to prepare them, and find inspiration for new nutty creations.
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    Author: Mother Earth News

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO FRESH FOOD ALL YEAR

    This new, exciting resource guide from Mother Earth News will have you eating fresh food all year long! Mother Earth News Guide to Fresh Food All Year brings you dozens of great recipes for every season.

    Find easy ways to preserve your fresh food, learn how to make homemade bread and butter, enjoy healthier, tastier meat, all with the help of this nearly 100-page guide filled with some of the best articles, recipes and photographs from Mother Earth News.

    A variety of articles fill the pages of this fresh, new guide. Articles such as:

    • Cozy and Comfy Fall Recipes
    • Why Whole Wheat Is Way Better
    • Homemade Butter: The Best You'll Ever Have
    • Kitchen Counter Gardening: Try Sprouts
    • Grow Your Own Mushrooms
    • Easy and Healthy Summer Recipes
    • And much more!

    Enjoy delicious recipes for every season of the year; from Butternut Squash Lasagna in the fall to fresh Berries with Crème Fraiche in the spring, from healthy Quinoa-Zucchini Cakes with Summer Herbs in the summer to hearty Roasted and Braised Duck with Sauerkraut and Root Vegetables during the winter months.

    You'll also find advice on growing fresh food in the winter, advice on greenhouse growing, winter soups, homemade cheese, hearth cooking and more.

    Packed with beautiful, mouthwatering photos and excellent advice from Mother Earth News, this exciting new guide is a must-have for any kitchen, any time of the year!

    Item: 5623

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO FRESH FOOD ALL YEAR, 4TH EDITION

    Eat better. Save money. That’s the theme of the fourth edition of the Mother Earth News Guide to Fresh Food All Year. This 100-page guide shows how to grow, maintain and harvest your own food all year long. At least 20 A wide variety of articles – 20 in all - cover everything from growing the best tomatoes to building a mini-greenhouse, from preserving fresh food to making homemade butter.

    Read how to use cedar fence boards to build produce storage bins that move easily from garden to pantry or basement. Discover how to make delicious homemade bread and say goodbye to the intimidation factor in baking bread. Learn how to have the freshest eggs by raising your own backyard chickens.

    Other articles include:

    • Freezing Fruits and Vegetables from Your Garden - Round out your food preservation regimen! Follow these straightforward freezing tips to turn your garden harvests into sensational, off-season meals.
    • Quick Hoops: Easy-to-Make Mini-Greenhouses – Stretch the growing season to savor fresh, homegrown veggies all year by using these nifty quick hoops in your winter vegetable garden.
    • The Incredible Versatility of Eggs – Eggs can star in numerous recipes, from simple scrambled eggs to tangy pickled options to elegant soufflés.
    • Grow Your Own Mushrooms – With the help of a simple do-it-yourself kit, you can harvest lots of fresh, tasty fungi.
    • Make Delicious, Low-Sugar Jams and Jellies – With these simple ingredients, you can craft naturally sweet, low-calorie preserves.
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    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO GROWING HERBS

    Help reboot your health with the hundreds of tips and nearly 20 articles found in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Growing Herbs! You will find more than 109 tips for growing more than 100 herbs for healing and cooking. This 100-page guide includes tips on having fresh herbs year-round, beneficial versus bad bugs, garden designs, shade-loving herbs, and recipes for using different herbs.

    Item: 7905

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD 5TH EDITION

    Enjoy growing your own food and cutting your bills in half this year. Mother Earth News Guide to Growing Your Own Food is filled from cover to cover with the best articles on gardening, preserving, backyard chickens, beekeeping and more. With the help of this 100-page guide, you'll get the satisfaction of saving money and eating homegrown food all year long.

    Read about 20 crops that will keep and how you can store them. Follow vertical gardening tips and techniques so you can grow bigger beans, tomatoes, cantaloupes and more. Not only can you eat homegrown food, but your backyard flock can, too, when you learn to grow your own all-natural poultry feed. Discover new facts about growing blueberries, potatoes, Asian greens and radishes.

    Other articles include:

    • Cut Your Food Bills in Half! - It's true! You can enjoy better and healthier food while spending much less to feed your family.
    • Building Fertile Soil - Use cover crops, mulches and no-till permanent beds to boost soil health and your garden yields.
    • Wise Watering - Conservation-based watering techniques and equipment will keep your crops healthy and yields abundant.
    • Keep Bees, Naturally! - Enjoy the sweet rewards of beekeeping by learning how to harvest fresh, delicious honey from your own backyard.
    • Grow Chives! - Snip fine-flavored, crispy green chives over a baked potato or salad for a colorful, tasty garnish.
    • The Incredible Versatility of Eggs - Pastured, free-range eggs can star in numerous egg recipes, from simple fried eggs and bacon to an elegant soufflé.
    Item: 6679

    Author: Mother Earth News

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD, 4TH EDITION

    The editors at Mother Earth News have compiled the best information to help readers save money on food costs by growing their own food. Every thing from fertilizing your garden to backyard chicken basics, from organic pest control to composting is included, along with so much more.

    Item: 5969

    Author: Mother Earth News

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD, 6TH EDITION

    Perfect for beginning gardens and experts alike, the sixth edition of the Mother Earth News Guide to Growing Your Own Food has tips and advice for organic pest control, container gardening, storing produce, shade-grown vegetables and much more.

    Read 10 truths about composting and the benefits it promises. Learn how poultry is the secret weapon against pests. Discover vertical gardening techniques to help grow bigger and better fruits and vegetables. Build the best homemade tomato cages from four terrific designs that are sturdy and low-cost. Get started growing tomatoes, lettuce, sweet corn, radishes, carrots, onions and beans.

    Other articles include:

    • Perennial Vegetables: Grow More Food With Less Work - Combine permaculture gardening techniques and edible landscaping ingenuity to grow perennial vegetables.
    • The No-Spray Way to Protect Plants - Lightweight fabric row covers are an easy way to protect your crops from insects and critters, and to extend the season.
    • Care and Cultivation of Permanent Beds - Choose permanent garden beds and pathways to provide a secure habitat for the dynamic soil food web that sustains your crops.
    • Wise Watering - Conservation-based watering techniques and equipment will keep your crops healthy and your yields abundant.
    • Grow More Food in a Movable Greenhouse - Boost productivity in spring, summer, fall and winter with a do-it-yourself greenhouse that you can carry from plot to plot.
    Item: 7190

    Author: Mother Earth News

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO ORGANIC GARDENING, 3RD EDITION

    This 100-page guide has everything you need to create the garden of your dreams. Everything from natural insect control to tomato cage plans, from fertilizer to growing berries is covered in this colorful, helpful guide.

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    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO ORGANIC GARDENING, 4TH EDITION

    Plan for food self-sufficiency this year with the help of Mother Earth News' Guide to Organic Gardening. This fourth edition comes to you loaded with expert advice, do-it-yourself instructions and much more for making your organic garden thrive all year long.

    This glossy-paged guide is perfect for beginners or expert gardeners. It covers everything from perennial vegetables to choosing a greenhouse, from organic pest control to making compost. Read how poultry is the secret weapon for organic pest control. Learn how to make the best homemade tomato cages. Or plan out your kitchen garden with four delightful herb gardens plans.

    With more than 20 articles, all focused on making your garden the best it can be, this guide will have you harvesting bountifuls of fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit. The articles include:

    • Maintain a Weedless Organic Garden - The keys are limited tilling, organic mulch, drip irrigation, and permanent beds and paths.
    • The No-Spray Way to Protect Plants - Lightweight fabric row covers are an easy way to protect your crops from insects and critters, and extend the growing season.
    • Worms! Soil Building Workhorses - Use the free services of resident earthworms to make one of nature's finest fertilizers.
    • Grow Your Own Seeds - Experience the ultimate in self-reliance, and even create new plant varieties that will perform better in your region.
    • All About Growing Summer Squash - Discover which varieties of summer squash are best for your climate and soil, including tips on growing, harvesting and storing.
    Item: 6539

    Author: Mother Earth News

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO ORGANIC GARDENING, 5TH EDITION

    There's no time like the present to start planning and plotting your garden! With the help of the 5th edition of Mother Earth News Guide to Organic Garden you can plan for food self-sufficiency year-round. Written for both beginners and seasoned gardeners, this 100-page guide is filled with articles that will make your garden healthy and bountiful for growing vegetables, fruits and herbs.

    An information-packed beginner's guide article will help you discover the joys of gardening, including everything from instructions on building the soil to a list of beginner-friendly crops to grow and harvest. Other articles cover how to make your own compost, improve your soil, build your own mini greenhouses, and keep chickens in your garden.

    Read the hows and whys to creating permanent garden beds and paths, and why framed or raised beds may be optional. Discover the key factors in maintaining a weedless organic garden. Learn how to grow strawberries, peppers, potatoes and more.

    More articles include:

    • Make Cheap Garden Beds: Here's how - and why - to create permanent garden beds and paths, and why framed or raised beds may be optional.
    • Best Tips to Start Seeds Indoors: Save money and grow superior varieties by starting your own seeds.
    • Choosing a Greenhouse: Grow food for the table - and the spirit - any time of the year.
    • 4 Garden Plans for Kitchen Herbs: Supplement your food garden with a patch of delightful herbs.
    • Homesteader's Guide to Little Tractors: Miniature machines are available in a wide range of capability and price.
    Item: 7053

    Author: MOTHER EARTH NEWS

    Format: Paperback

  • MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO ORGANIC GARDENING, 6TH EDITION

    It’s never too early to start planning this year’s garden. Where to plant your herbs? Where should your row of cabbage grow? How many tomato plants should you have? The sixth edition of the Guide to Organic Gardening from Mother Earth News is a great reference to help you plan your bountiful garden this year. Starting with soil, fertilizer, seed starting, what plants you should grow and so much more, this guide is 100 pages of helpful articles to help you grow your best garden yet!

    Read how to build better soil with free organic fertilizer. Learn how beneficial chickens in the garden can be! Discover the best summer cover crops to help suppress those pesky weeds. Follow instructions on how to grow great lettuce, strawberries, potatoes, carrots, beans, peas and more!

    More articles include:

    • Grow More Food in a Movable Greenhouse: Boost productivity in spring, summer, fall and winter with a do-it-yourself greenhouse you can transport around your plot.
    • Plant Pollination Primer: Learn the facts on how insects and wind pollinate your crops so you can plant smarter and haul in heftier harvests.
    • How to Make Compost: Choose from many easy ways to make compost for increased garden productivity – low-cost homemade bins, piles sans bins, chicken power, pest-proof tumblers … even indoor worm bins!
    • 4 Garden Plans for Kitchen Herbs: Supplement your food garden with a patch of delightful herbs.
    • Expert Tips for Growing Early Tomatoes: Add a whole month to your fresh-tomato season with these proven techniques.
    Item: 7538

    Format: Paperback

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