Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America
Try gardening with chickens to increase the productivity of your garden, with free manure and weeding services as well as eggs and meat from your flock.

Garlic bulbs
Grow Large, Juicy Garlic Bulbs
Garlic is one of the most common flavorings in cooking and with good reason. Grow bigger garlic bulbs that require less peeling and are more satisfying to harvest.
Pasture Farming With Alfalfa, Red and Ladino Clovers
Planting legumes like red clovers in your pasture can give it an edge to growing in a colder and damper climate. Though it does not yield as much hay as alfalfa, the quality of red clover is substantial.

Scientists Say Grazing Livestock Benefit from Plant Diversity
Hank is pleased to learn that science now recognizes the value of plant diversity in the pasture matrix.

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