With private land ownership, people have come to want to control wild fires, but part of what makes the most productive grasslands productive is periodic burning. In this video, watch a controlled prairie burn on Hank Will's property.
By Chris Helzer
Prescribed Fire is sometimes exactly what nature ordered; learn how to do it the safe and legal way so you can take control of your land.
Harvest exquisite edible wild mushrooms – without a truffle-hunting sow.
Joshua Young shares his fondness of foraging for morel mushrooms and the story of an expert who make mistakes when hunting wild mushrooms. Originally published as "Look Before You Leap, or Pick Mushrooms" March/April 2007 GRIT.
When hunting for the elusive morel mushroom, learn what to look for, how to identify the type and discover a few tricks to help you hunt — or just grow your own!
Using newspaper as mulch for the vegetable garden is a much cheaper version of buying wood chips or hay from a big-box store.
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