Countryside November/December 2015

Countryside November/December 2015
Countryside & Small Stock Journal November/December  • 99/6 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE GARDEN • Nature’s Pesticides • Two Soil Cities • Choosing Plants for Aquaponics • Foods You Can and Should Produce • Strip or No-Till? IN THE KITCHEN • The Countryside Cookbook • A Guide to Preserving Tomatoes • Egg-Custard Pie • Experimenting With Maple Syrup PREP & SURVIVAL • Cogongrass • Preventing Fires COVER STORIES • Working Like a Dog • Protect Your Poultry ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK • Catching Swarms • Tying Heifers, and Other Bonds • Raising Emus HOW TO • Homesteading Hints: Preventing Mosquito Invasions • Homeopathy for the Home, Part 2 • Building With Straw Bales and Adobes • Fencing For Creatures Great and Small COUNTRY LIFE • Living Within Our Means • A Sweet Success • Send ’em to the Farm GRASSROOTS • Youth and Homesteading AFTER CHORES • Book Review: The Woodland Homestead