Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

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 Rotation My Way

By Lois Hoffman

Everyone knows rotating crops in a garden is good for the soil, but it can also be beneficial for easing work in the kitchen when all the veggies ripen at once.

Techniques for Establishing Quality Pasture

By Dale Strickler

Plant the seeds of a long-term investment in the form of thriving grassland, and reap the rewards of healthier livestock and richer soil.

How to Find Water in the Wilderness

By Kevin Estela

Collect a cascade of clues for locating water on your next trek.


How to Grow Pomegranates From Rooted Cuttings

By Benjamin Whitacre

Learn how to select the right cultivar and create a microclimate in your garden so you can successfully grow pomegranates at home.

How to Deal with a Wet Spring in the Vegetable Garden

By Pam Dawling

Learn how best to handle a soggy season in your vegetable garden or field of vegetables by properly preparing your soil and crops.

Elbow Grease Lotion

By Janice Cox

If you’re left with rough skin after a long, dry winter, but long for it to be soft and smooth, you need to apply a little “elbow grease.”

Egg Mask Recipes

By Janice Cox

My grandmother applied an egg mask to her face once a week to keep her skin fresh and glowing, and you can make variations based on your skin type.

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