For Immediate Release

Hank Will, editor: 785-274-4355,
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Inside the September-October Issue of Grit, on Newsstands Aug. 25

Grow fall flowers, control farm critters, ramp up recipes with peppers and more

Grit Sept-Oct 09 Cover

Extend Your Flower Garden into Fall – Learn which annuals, perennials, shrubs and more can provide fall color plus tips on how to get the most from your garden. Page 70

 Spice Up Your Cooking with Peppers See how hot peppers can be used to punch up your daily fare. Page 26

Control Rodents on the Farm Keep vermin away with these tips, strategies and recommendations for the best products for the job. Page 42

Choose Safe, Comfortable Clothes for the Farm – Find out which materials and types of clothing are best suited for outdoor work. Page 66

Build an Easy DIY Chicken Brooder – Use cardboard boxes and a simple design to create a strong, inexpensive shelter for freshly hatched chicks. Page 82

and much more …

About Grit 
Grit magazine ( has celebrated rural American lifestyles since 1882. Each bimonthly issue combines practical articles, product reviews, do-it-yourself building plans, beautiful photos, reader advice, humor and a healthy dose of fresh attitude to offer a complete guide to life outside city limits. Grit offers syndicated content and e-newsletters for journalists and consumers, at no charge.

About Ogden Publications Inc. 
Ogden Publications Inc. ( is the leading information resource serving the sustainable living, rural lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities. Key brands include Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Utne Reader, Capper’s and Grit. Ogden Publications also provides insurance and financial services through its Capper’s Insurance Service division.

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