Issue #169 • January/February, 2018
ABOUT THE COVER
6 Editor’s Note
Welcome to the other side!
43 Ayoob on Firearms:
Spring fatigue in firearms: Myth or menace
56 The gee-whiz page!
64 Ask Jackie:
Canning with nuts, garlic scapes, chicken soup, Squash identification, jars bubbling in canner, etc.
70 The Irreverent Joke Page
75 The Last Word
48 A beginner’s guide to pressure canning
55 Make elderberry syrup for flu season
59 How to maintain your chimney
62 Homemade lotion bars
29 Build a split rail fence
Food and recipes
25 Eating tree tips
Farm and garden
34 Luxurious pumpkins
38 Getting the jump on spring in the garden
52 Solutions for common cherry tree problems
67 Start a community seed swap
71 Grow healthy peach and apricot trees