Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America
These beautiful pools are low-tech, easy to maintain and best of all, only need to be filled once.

Young Sprouts
Growing Sprouts for Poultry and Livestock
Save money on animal feed by growing sprouts for poultry and livestock.
Rotary gate
Turnstile Gate for Livestock Pastures
This throwback turnstile gate concept works well for horses and cattle; and provides easy access for the farmer!
DIY Principles for a Passive Solar Greenhouse
Build your own passive solar greenhouse using tips and advice from a builder with decades of greenhouse construction experience.

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

First broccoli at PDD

My First Winter Garden

Cheryl in Texas is excited for her first attempt at a winter garden.


DIY: Splitting Firewood Properly & Efficiently


Lee AnnOne Ash Farm and Dairy Homestead

By Lee Ann Perez

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More than 20 projects offer complete plans and instructions for building a wide range of structures that are designed for adaptability and usefulness. You'll learn the step-by-step fundamentals of gen…

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Originally published by the Rumely Products Co. in Chicago, Ill., this e-book contains 36 pages of detailed information and illustrations of various Rumely products.


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We are excited to offer the Sloggers® line of Sun Protection Hats! These hats are perfect for gardening. While stylish, all offer maximum sun protection with a UPF 50+ rating, preventing almost 100%

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