Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America
Discover methods of DIY Water Storage including cisterns and reservoirs — solutions that may be perfect for your rural home.

01 Hoop houses Building Garden Fence Boxes
Try a few options for creating your own garden boxes and raised beds.
6 Ways Everyone Can Help the Bees
Learn simple ways to help the pollinator population grow that will also benefit your garden.
Facts About Groundwater
Groundwater, the source of drinking water for about half of North America's population, loses many of its contaminants on it's way down to underground aquifers.

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

Pool05Build Your Own Natural Swimming Hole
Create a relaxing sanctuary in your backyard with a beautiful swimming hole.


Transplanting and Planting Seeds in Soil


John SalesAchenback Farm

By John Sales

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Leon: Naturally Fast Food is a book of two halves. The first half, Fast Food, contains recipes that take a maximum of 20 minutes to prepare and which suit every occasion: from a work-day breakfast and…

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Tasty, nutrient-rich salads are even more guilt-free when they're served with this eco-friendly Salad Serving Set from Natural Home's Moboo® (molded bamboo) collection.

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