Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

My Little Black Book

By Lois Hoffman

I have a little black book and it is indispensable, not for indiscreet phone numbers, but rather for all my garden secrets, successes and failures.

Grow the Ingredients and Homebrew the Beer

By Joe Fisher and Dennis Fisher

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.

Keeping Kids Safe on the Homestead

By Maggie Bullington

Sow the seeds of safety and awareness in children to reap a happy, healthy farm life.

Learning on the Homestead

By Faithful Homesteader

Learn how to turn a hobby or trade into an extra income for your homestead – all you need is a willingness to learn and try new things.


Find the Suitable Chipper-Shredder for Your Property Maintenance

Oscar H. Will III

In the market for a wood chipper? Consider power, capacity and mobility to turn yard waste into useful mulch or fodder for compost.

Easy Steps to Clean up Your Backyard

By John Green

Use these easy, practical steps to beautify your yard and make it an oasis that you can kick back and enjoy the spring weather.

Garden for Health: Get Your Daily Exercise in the Vegetable Patch

Beverly Burmeier

Garden for health by using a productive 30-minute routine to keep you and your vegetable patch fit.

Even Burdock Is Useful

By Keba M Hitzeman

Burdock is a constant opponent on the farm – it attaches to clothing, fur, and wool, which leads to lost time when trying to remove the burrs from animals. But there is a “good side” to burdock, and may be something that could be allowed to grow in the right spots.

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