Living the Country Life, October 2008 | Living the Country Life

Living the Country Life, October 2008

In this issue of the magazine

Cover story: Herd the call

A few colorful Karakul sheep and an Anatolian shepherd guard dog make Kathy and Joe Donovan's Virginia acreage a mountaintop dream come true.

Box scrapers

Ideal for compact- and utility-size tractors, box scrapers can move and smooth your land.

Fall plant buffet

Grow a living banquet to draw fine-feathered friends autumn after autumn with these 10 plants.

Hay for horses

There's no doubt about it, horses need hay. Guarantee a fibrous diet by calculating hay needs and extending your hay supply.

Landscaping for life

This Michigan family's rural retreat has a resort feel -- with pool, pond and patios -- but allows lots of privacy.

Squash: A guide to fall's bounty

Winter squash, once relegated to none-for-me status, should be prized for its eye-catching forms and taste-bud-pleasing flavors.

Country view: Wild things

Readers like you share their experiences with wildlife in the country.

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