Countryside July/August 2015

Countryside July/August 2015
Countryside & Small Stock Journal July/August 2015 • 99/4 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE GARDEN • Backyard Bugs • Attracting Butterflies • Aquaponics: Dress Up Your Winter Garden • How Do Your Cucumbers Grow • Safety in the Garden IN THE KITCHEN • Canning Chicken Stock • Jamming With Rhubarb • Cookstoves: How and Why • Epic Tomatoes Book Review PREP & SURVIVAL • Solar Water Heating • On the Road Again (Hopefully), Staying Safe While Traveling • Simple Solar Electric Backup System • Foraging Safely • Soap’s Dirty Little Secrets COVER STORIES • Become a Horse Farmer • A Second-Chance for Horses • Working Morgan Horses ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK • Coccidiosis: A Kid Killer • Milk Fever and the Family Cow • Beekeeping: What’s a Nuc? • A Journey With bees • Bee Patient • Humane Standards and Certification for Animal Products HOW TO • Hundreds of Buckets • Turning