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Building and tools
8 Build a treehouse and give life to a good tree By Dorothy Ainsworth
Follow along with Dorothy while she and her son build a treehouse for her grandson—and herself. Dorothy shows us the materials needed to make it safe and long-lasting.
29 Renovating old walls By David Lee
36 Build a lightweight wire cage By Pat Barden
You can save money by building your own portable cage for small animals.
20 10 ways to make money on your land By Anita Evangelista
Anita gives us ideas for starting our own potential small business at home.
27 Raising rabbits for profit By Carrie Peterson
66 Killer hurricanes By John Silveira
What creates hurricane disasters is a lack of information and preparation. John Silveira explains everything there is to know about hurricanes and how to meet them head on.
79 Starting over, part 13 By Jackie Clay
Jackie gives us an update on what she had been doing at her homestead. She includes an extensive list of her favorite seed varieties and the companies she orders from.
42 The barnyard scramble By Michelle Hampton
62 Footloose and fancy-free in the country By Claire Wolfe
45 Cornucopia By Linda Gabris
From corn on the cob to corn silk tea, from chowder to Johnnycakes, Linda gives us some great ways to use this old favorite.
51 The healthy kitchen: collard greens, kale, mustard greens By Richard Blunt
Eat your greens! This article tells you why, and how to prepare them so that they taste great.
58 Apricots, the golden seeds of the sun By Habeeb Salloum