Tools
Machines and technology from rural America

6 Pieces of Equipment for a Landscaping Business

I learned a few lessons while starting a new venture, so I figured I'd share them with GRIT.

The New Henry Repeating Arms Rifle (Video)

Caleb and Bob check out the brand-new Henry Repeating Arms rifle, and for open sights at 100 yards, it’s pretty accurate right out of the box.

Browse more great rural know-how in the GRIT archives: Tools

Pothole filler

DIY Pothole Repair Front-End Loader Attachment

With a little cutting and welding, make your own pothole repair attachment for your front-end loader.

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Tips for Buying A Cordless Drill

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BIG BUD 747: THE WORLD'S LARGEST TRACTOR

When it was first introduced, Big Bud caught the attention of farmers and tractor enthusiasts worldwide. The monstrosity of Montana holds the unofficial title of the most famous tractor in the world. John Harvey's new book takes a unique glimpse into this fascinating agricultural icon, complete with stunning photography pairing Big Bud with some of man and nature's other big beasts. 128 pages.

$37.47

2 CR GRG W/ WRK & LOFT E-PLAN

  • Width: 32'-0" Depth: 24'-0"
  • Standard Foundation - Floating Slab
  • Alternative Foundations - Slab
  • Building height - 21'
  • Roof pitch - 12/12
  • Ceiling height - 8'
  • Loft ceiling height - 7'-6"
  • Two 9' x 7' overhead doors
  • Plenty of storage space for workshop or hobby center
  • Complete list of materialsv
  • Step-by-step instructions

Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


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DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$250.00

CHOOSING RAW

After her health journey led her to a plant-based diet, Gena Hamshaw started a blog for readers of all dietary stripes looking for a common– sense approach to healthy eating and fuss–free recipes. Choosing Raw, the book, does in an in depth manner what the blog has done for hundreds of thousands of readers: addresses the questions and concerns for any newcomer to veganism; makes a plant–based diet with many raw options feel easy instead of intimidating; provides a starter kit of delicious recipes; and offers a mainstream, scientifically sound perspective on healthy living.

With more than 100 recipes, sumptuous food photos, and innovative and wholesome meal plans sorted in levels from newcomer to plantbased pro, Hamshaw offers a simple path to health and wellness. With a foreword by Kris Carr, New York Times–bestselling author of Crazy Sexy Diet, Choosing Raw is a primer in veganism, a cookbook, the story of one woman’s journey to health, and a love letter to the lifestyle that transformed her relationship with food.

$19.99

BACKYARD PHARMACY

Backyard Pharmacy helps you choose the best "backyard" medicinal plants. All of the plants can be grown easily by home gardeners throughout North America … and used for their healing and natural-remedy properties! Author Elizabeth Millard shares her deep knowledge of what to add to your garden to grow your own medicine cabinet to enhance your health.

Each featured plant profile includes:

  • A detailed full-color photograph of the plant and key preparation steps.
  • A description and brief history of the plants (including recommended varieties).
  • How to plant, grow and harvest.
  • The parts of the plant to be used.
  • The health and nutritional properties of the plant.
  • Current scientific research on the plant.
  • Any special harvesting, storing or preparation instructions.
  • How to use the plant as a remedy.
  • Any cautions to note.
Richly illustrated with 200 photographs, Backyard Pharmacy not only includes shots of the plants, it also contains images demonstrating key elements of the step-by-step preparation, harvest and storage methods to reap the best results from your gardening efforts.

Take control of your health. Learn about the benefits of herbs and natural health remedies for yourself and your family, and even grow them right in your own backyard.

$24.99