Countryside September/October 2013

Countryside September/October 2013
Countryside & Small Stock Journal September/October 2013 • 97/5 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURE ARTICLES • A Dream Home in the Coutnry • Building a Desert Dwelling THE GARDEN • Build a Cattle Panel Hoop House • The Farm Water Supply: Management is Crucial • Make a No-Watering, No-Weeding Garden • It’s Time For the Growing of the Greens • Desert Gardening Tips THE HOMESTEAD KITCHEN • Store Salad Greens for Later Use • Make Cracklins After Rendering Lard • Yogurt: Medicinal Food on the Homestead • History of the Dutch Oven HOMESTEAD POLITICS • Don’t Blame the Bean THE GOAT BARN • Manage Your Goat Herd for Optimum Reproduction THE HORSE BARN • Does Your Horse Suffer From “Farrier Phobia” • Pigeon Fever in Horses THE HEN HOUSE • Feed Your Chickens Right HOMESTEAD BUSINESS • How to Start Your Own Petting Zoo Business THE WOODSHOP • Wood Preservatives on the