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Issue #44

March/April, 1997

This issue is Sold Out.
Most articles are included in our print anthology
A Backwoods Home Anthology — The Eighth Year
Click on General Store to the left.
Click on items listed in red to read them.


Departments

Cover 44

Note from the publisher

Letters

Editorial:
   A history lesson from Ayn Rand

Columns:

Where I live:
   Kiss Critters — they're cute and they sell

Ayoob on firearms:
   Accessable to you, but not the kids

Think of it this way:
   Losing our rights as we watch television

Recipes:
   These rolls will enrich a meal, or even be a meal
   If you can boil water you can make a good stew

Original Poems:
   Melissa Sullivan


Contents

Farm/Garden

  • Save time and energy with the fenced chicken coop/garden
  • Rid your garden of snails and slugs — organically
  • Many choices for mulch
  • You can make your own fertilizers
  • Soil aeration is essential to a successful garden
  • For extra production, try mound gardening
  • You can learn to help chicks live through "problem hatches"
  • Repel garden pests with companion planting
  • Enjoy snap beans — fresh from the garden
  • Lawn care tips
  • Trees enhance any yard but...if you're planning your garden near trees, remember these tips
  • Raise your own feed crops for your livestock
  • Make superior hay the old-fahioned way
  • Make manure tea for a more bountiful garden
  • Build your own backwoods mulch machine
  • There are lots of ways to compost — Find the one that's right for you
  • Trimming feet is important

Building

  • Set 100 steel fence posts a day with a home-made driver
  • This house was blasted out of solid rock

Self Sufficiency

Country living

Americana

  • Gold is where you find it — and it's found along the Klamath
  • Panning with nature and history


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