Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America
Whether in a garden made of wooden planks, a pot in the backyard, or planted directly into a bag of soil, growing herbs and veggies is possible even in a small, personal space.

Natural Pest Control for Animals
Learn how to make natural insect repellent using all-natural ingredients.
Fallen apples
More Efficient Farm Management
Leaning up increases efficiency and also creates a more pleasant farm.
Varmint Proof Garden Fence
Varmint-Proof Garden Fence
Digging galvanized chicken wire into the ground with some hog panels attached proved an effective varmint-proof garden fence.

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


What Homesteaders Need to Know About Mulching

Blogger James takes a look at the importance of mulch and how to apply it in your yard and garden.




Lee AnnOne Ash Farm and Dairy Homestead

By Lee Ann Perez

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The antidote for the 50 most common plant diseases, with information on what they look like, where they occur, what they do to the plant, and how to control them organically.


Dal and Mac Traven left Texas young and idealistic. They came back from opposite sides of a living hell, a war that had torn the nation in two. They wanted only to reclaim their old lives…but one man …

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The new edition of this popular cookbook includes 25 new game recipes, so indulge your taste buds with new sensations! Featuring more than 120 delicious recipes for cooking grouse, partridge, pheasant…

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