Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America
How one gardener cut nearly $500 off her grocery bill with suburban vegetable gardening.

All About Ants
Learn all about ants, because if you disturb a colony, these social insects might make your skin crawl.
How to Improve Vegetable Garden Soil
With the arrival of cold weather, it's the perfect time of year to improve vegetable garden soil.
A crepe myrtle tree Crepe Myrtle Trees: A Tree For All Seasons
Crepe myrtle trees make for an outstanding ornamental tree in any landscape.

Browse more great rural know-how in the GRIT archives: Farm and Garden

Purple Cauliflowers

Growing Broccoli: Tips and Considerations

Learn all about growing broccoli, including the best broccoli varieties, growing conditions and more.


Transplanting and Planting Seeds in Soil


John SalesAchenback Farm

By John Sales

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