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In the October 2014 issue

Ready, set, hatch
20+ tips for incubating, hatching & rearing chicks

How to make silage from lawn clippings
Silage is a nutritious feed, and if you know the right steps you can make it from your lawn clippings.

Love at first sight
Building a log house was builder Justin Long's dream, and fortunately he found a woman to hew with.

Home alone
Taking care of lifestyle blocks is the job for a specialist minder, and her very well-prepared' go bag'.

10 tips for picking the right type of ride-on
There's the tractor, zero-turn and specialist options, but which is best for you?


  • 5 things you need to know about birthing baby alpaca
  • A hot vege you don't want to mess with
  • Food & fertiliser from the sea shore
  • 10 native tussocks for your toughest spots
  • 3 great heritage tomatoes
  • Go wild with your choice of strawberries

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How to make silage from lawn clippings

How to make silage from lawn clippings
Silage is a great nutritional feed and usually only made by contractors on a large scale, but if you know the right steps, you can make your own.

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Cheese month 2014

Cheese month 2014
Celebrate all things cheese in October and check out these great events going on around NZ.

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Book look
Everything you nee d to know about farming, growing, animals, organics and more is available at the NZ Lifestyle Block book store.

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