Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America
The only thing more sustainable than growing your own produce is growing that produce from organic, heirloom and heritage seed varieties.

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Homemade Laundry Detergent
Make your own natural laundry detergent that is safe and effective with only FOUR ingredients!
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Goldfish for Mosquito Control in Stock Tanks
Goldfish are a good cost-effective and organic strategy to controlling mosquitoes in stock tanks.
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Grow the Ingredients and Homebrew the Beer
If you have a little land or even a sunny porch, you can grow enough of your own hops and herbs to make a real contribution to the flavor, aroma, and uniqueness of your homemade beer recipes.

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


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What Homesteaders Need to Know About Mulching

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Lee AnnOne Ash Farm and Dairy Homestead

By Lee Ann Perez

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