Projects for the Farm
By Grit Staff
Use the wood from your farm to build a charming pasture gate. A rock wall can be a beautiful – and functional – addition to your homeplace. Create a peaceful retreat in your backyard and try landscaping with rocks. Extra spigots around your property are a huge help when watering plants and livestock. These tips will help you get started on your own DIY water lines. Learn how to more effectively manage your farm’s woodlot to maximize the resource. Take a look at some barn quilts that represent rural heritage across the country. Then, you’re in for a real treat when you make these Amish Honey Bars. Ranger Cookies, also known as “Ranger Joe” cookies, are easy, tasty treats and perfect to tote along in your lunch. Finally, get to planning next year’s garden with Grit’s Food Garden Planner.
Persimmons: Sweet as Pie
Plant persimmon trees in zones 4 to 9 and harvest sweet fruit for delicious recipes of cupcakes, custard pies, sweet breads, iced cookies.
The Narragansett Turkey Breed
Get acquainted with the iconic Narragansett turkey breed, and meet one of its esteemed members, who’s found a home and friends on a famous estate.
Welcome Window Boxes
Window boxes add charm and a pop of color to your home and they take very little work to go from drab to fab!