5/15/2013 3:14:38 PM
Turfgrass lawn maintenance requires fertilizer, mowing, and the right grass seed.
5/15/2013 11:41:06 AM
Lawn mower safety tips to remember when using an electric lawn mower, a push lawn mower and a riding lawn mower.
5/14/2013 10:09:07 AM
String trimmers, brush cutters, edgers, and even the humble ax all have a place on your place, saving you time and effort.
5/10/2013 4:19:01 PM
Lawn care tips to help you create a perfect yard.
5/10/2013 1:12:00 PM
Learn how to plant grass seed and build a healthy new lawn for you and your family to enjoy.
5/10/2013 10:59:31 AM
From reel mower to zero turn radius mowers, Hank has gained much experience with lawn mowing over the years.
5/10/2013 10:30:15 AM
Lawn striping looks cool, but did you know a stripe pattern can make fertilizing and over-seeding easier by giving you definitive lines to follow? Here’s how to do it.
4/9/2013 10:42:17 AM
When I look at the mountains rising in the distance, and see and hear the abundance of nature around me, I realize how fortunate I am to live in such a beautiful place.
3/29/2013 10:54:31 AM
Using a variety of techniques, including a good garden plan, mulch, landscape fabric, hoeing and more, natural weed control is possible.
3/28/2013 3:22:15 PM
Most commonly cultivated varieties of the ornamental poppy plant.
1/31/2013 12:17:33 PM
With so many choices, find the best lawn mower can be difficult, but make it easier on yourself with these tips.
11/29/2012 2:07:40 PM
Man takes organic fertilizer, better known as cow manure, from feedlot and adds it to grass seed for his new lawn.
11/29/2012 12:27:42 PM
The best fertilizer comes from a combination of organic material, including livestock manure.
10/4/2012 5:44:07 AM
A chipper shredder has been a long anticipated addition to our yard maintenance tool arsenal.
8/23/2012 8:20:22 AM
Sometimes nature fights back.
7/26/2012 9:09:17 AM
While a pond in the yard provides water for wildlife and a tranquil spot, some planning and maintenance are necessary. Plan carefully and do the necessary work to make your pond everything that you dream about.
6/26/2012 5:12:49 PM
An easy-to-build backyard rain garden is a work of art that will help you solve your drainage and runoff issues.
5/30/2012 6:58:49 PM
You can cut your time in half or more with a riding lawn mower. Be sure that you don't cut more than you plan! Be safe and don't take short cuts.
5/8/2012 2:54:30 PM
Transplanting non-native trees and plants can be challenging. Considering the native habitat can help in caring for transplants.
3/28/2012 3:52:42 PM
Tips to get your lawn and landscape off to a healthy start this spring.
3/19/2012 4:09:31 PM
Take care of your lawn, and your lawn will take care of you.
2/24/2012 11:35:58 AM
I consider living on earth to be a relationship. Like so many relationships, this is also judged by actions that range from familiarity to true love. With love comes passion. Fortunately, loving the earth doesn’t require a place.
2/8/2012 1:32:18 PM
A Missouri woman revisits her childhood home and finds the porch stepping stone has endured the years
10/12/2011 11:23:14 AM
Caleb travelled just outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to the United Flight 93 Memorial, and walked away thankful, sorrowful, and moved.
10/11/2011 9:04:24 AM
Tips to help your lawn and landscape recover from the difficult summer, and spring back into shape next year.
10/7/2011 2:55:09 PM
The importance of the crops and the history of the American agricultural landscape have shaped rural American heritage.
9/8/2011 12:22:47 PM
Organic Pond is pleased to announce that the Organic Materials Research Institute (OMRI) has reviewed the company's PureBacteria+ Biological Pond Muck Reducerand has listed PureBacteria+ for use in organic production.
8/11/2011 2:29:19 PM
Landowners all over the United States have discovered how to start a wind farm; and the new crop is a breeze to cash in on.
8/10/2011 4:40:48 PM
Check out these seven tips on how to sell timber before you decide to harvest and sell the trees on your property.
8/10/2011 3:39:38 PM
Cat spends time drinking in the atmosphere of a pond. I've learned that life from beginning to end occurs at the pond.
8/10/2011 3:00:37 PM
Using newspaper as mulch for the vegetable garden is a much cheaper version of buying wood chips or hay from a big-box store.
6/13/2011 11:53:10 AM
Roadside farm market has high demand for pawpaws.
6/8/2011 4:30:42 PM
Be sure you have suitable basic pruning tools on hand for pruning chores all times of the year.
6/3/2011 2:39:34 PM
Add versatile tools similar to tractor backhoes to your tool kit for more than digging power.
4/27/2011 4:02:05 PM
Otterbine expands their Air Flo 2 diffused air system product line by releasing 2-dome and 1-dome diffuser manifold options to the original 4-dome option.
4/27/2011 12:10:37 PM
Now any homeowner can add professional-looking stripes and patterns to their lawn while they mow with Toro’s new Lawn Striping System.
4/18/2011 2:12:58 PM
Our list of worst invasive plants and garden weeds will have you covered for the summer gardening season.
4/11/2011 12:45:59 PM
You have plenty to consider if you're in the market for a chipper-shredder.
4/4/2011 11:06:08 PM
A final winter blast made for a beautiful landscape. A visit to Las Vegas gave Nebraska Dave opportunity to work on a bathroom remodel and write some poetry about it. An unorthodox method of lawn care will be tested on Nebraska Dave's front yard.
3/15/2011 8:45:12 AM
Spring is arriving at our mountain hide-away. This means a change in the weather, and lots of preparation as welcome the new season.
2/9/2011 4:27:59 PM
Believe it or not, there are some plants that grow in shade quite well.
2/4/2011 2:05:00 PM
Ten compelling reasons to encourage beekeeping for beginners.
12/6/2010 10:44:35 AM
A few trips into the wilderness will net edible wild plants, great flavors for your family's larder.
12/3/2010 11:40:03 AM
Learn more about the Conservation Reserve Program and the choices you have to keep your property environmentally friendly.
12/3/2010 11:27:58 AM
Community garden at Omaha Home for Boys brings ground full circle to original farm's tradition.
12/2/2010 4:07:39 PM
Garden for health by using a productive 30-minute routine to keep you and your vegetable patch fit.
10/29/2010 11:44:19 AM
Sometimes making use of what nature provides greatly reduces the labor needed to build something. Follow along with us as we build a stone fire pit.
10/7/2010 2:28:12 PM
With the arrival of cold weather, it's the perfect time of year to improve your vegetable garden soil.
8/11/2010 3:03:34 PM
All about planting these flowering bulbs: alliums, narcissus, dwarf irises, squill, camassias and tulips.
8/11/2010 1:51:25 PM
When it comes to planting flower bulbs, just sow a few bulbs, then simply wait for the colorful show to begin in early spring.
8/6/2010 3:36:34 PM
Government program helps landowners with costs of enriching their properties and wildlife habitat conservation.
8/6/2010 10:41:35 AM
Electric lawn mowers are the wave of the future.
8/4/2010 3:09:53 PM
Establish an asparagus bed and reap rewards for years.
7/13/2010 12:01:01 PM
What to look for in a nursery or garden center experience to ensure what you purchase there will thrive in your garden.
7/2/2010 9:04:07 PM
Fixing leaky seals under the kitchen sink; Poor Man's Patio growth progress; Hostas in bloom as Daffodil and Tulip foliage die; Progress on the Gravity Feed Watering System.
6/14/2010 11:39:03 AM
Because of the Homestead Act of 1862, homesteaders braved myriad obstacles to settle the rural areas of the United States, and their descendants appreciate the effort.
6/4/2010 5:01:52 PM
Mixing up potting soil and container planting for a patio.
6/1/2010 12:15:53 PM
The story of turning a patch of grass into an attractive flower bed in a couple of days.
5/28/2010 2:07:25 PM
Reflections on Mother-in-law's moving and report on progress of the Gravity-fed Watering System.
5/6/2010 1:24:51 PM
Getting the chores done on the Urban Ranch.
4/29/2010 10:19:52 AM
Dave gets started on his spring project, a gravity-fed water feature and shows off his tulips of fire.
4/8/2010 11:29:18 AM
Grass burning is a spring ritual around these parts to promote greener pastures … but it needs to be done with precautions in place!
4/7/2010 4:47:50 PM
Discover the keys to controlled rotting. Learn about compost science.
4/7/2010 2:42:36 PM
The Louisiana Iris adds color, intrigue and history to water gardens everywhere.
3/30/2010 11:13:53 AM
Spring-like temperatures encourage the creation of my spring to-do list.
2/23/2010 3:25:43 PM
Hank reports on a new plan to help military families, hatched by Mike Rowe and Cub Cadet.
2/3/2010 10:39:56 AM
Simple barrel and soaker hose system helps you water your garden and lawn with a rain barrel without spending a lot.
1/28/2010 4:50:01 PM
The garden hoe, an ancient tool, is still the go-to item for any gardener.
12/9/2009 2:06:27 PM
Add native plants for carefree and environmentally beneficial landscape.
10/12/2009 3:24:34 PM
A would-be composter works up the courage to try to do things right.
9/17/2009 5:09:44 PM
Cindy takes you on a tour of the nursery where she spends her days.
8/12/2009 4:47:44 PM
Lifestyle farmers take note: Popularity of weather vanes reaches new heights.
8/12/2009 10:26:45 AM
Get your fall flowers growing better with these fall gardening tips.
8/11/2009 4:57:03 PM
To achieve the best autumn colors on your landscape, consider these plants.
8/11/2009 4:33:23 PM
Late season color will make your property look even prettier than last year.
7/29/2009 3:46:04 PM
Cindy takes you on a tour of her cottage garden.
7/23/2009 12:40:45 PM
The hillside garden Cindy started in Phase I is finished ... for now.
6/30/2009 1:30:21 PM
Composted raised beds using lasagna gardening impress Paul.
6/16/2009 9:35:47 AM
Build functional rock walls with rocks you collect.
6/15/2009 3:44:57 PM
Burn your pasture once every two or three years to maximize the health of this resource.
6/15/2009 3:25:20 PM
Tractors and mowers act as a mechanical buffalo to level the playing field for all prairie plants.
6/15/2009 2:52:04 PM
A native grassland remnant turns landowners into stewards.
6/12/2009 11:52:09 AM
When stocking fish in your pond, pay special attention to species balance, water temperature and food sources to better your chances of a healthy fish population.
6/12/2009 11:30:01 AM
Observation of farm pond is the key to keeping your water sources in top health.
6/11/2009 2:07:17 PM
Create a low-maintenance, lovely landscape that’s drought resistant.
5/15/2009 11:44:03 AM
Cindy starts planning her new hillside garden with shrubs and thoughts on xeriscaping.
5/1/2009 9:53:41 AM
Hank reports on a new solar-powered drip irrigation system at the National Arboretum.
4/22/2009 10:07:33 AM
Hank celebrates Earth Day with Husqvarna EcoSmart tools.
4/21/2009 2:02:09 PM
Hank reflects on the first mmowing of the season.
4/14/2009 10:23:21 AM
Plant black walnut trees and reap the rewards.
4/7/2009 2:40:18 PM
En Guard! A humorous tale involving fencing and the French fencing team's pointers.
4/2/2009 2:03:28 PM
Hank is excited about the new electric riding mower by Ariens.
3/24/2009 3:38:44 PM
Professional lawn care manager offers tips on how to make your fresh-cut lawn look its best.
3/16/2009 4:46:30 PM
Andy offers chainsaw safety tips and the correct method for cutting down trees.
3/13/2009 3:46:02 PM
The CCC played a large role in national forests we enjoy today.
2/20/2009 10:45:18 AM
Steve reflects on the farm pond and its ever-changing nature.
2/4/2009 12:00:43 PM
Gardening is a part of Hank's history, as well as America's.
2/2/2009 11:30:33 AM
Skagit County celebrates colorful industry with annual festival.
1/9/2009 12:05:40 AM
Hank suggests reducing your heating and cooling bills with a shelterbelt.
1/7/2009 5:47:48 PM
KC is pleasantly surprised by the melting pond on her morning walk.