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Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Small Garden, Big Harvest

By Chris Colby

With some out-of-the-box thinking and a few practical plans, you can learn to pack a profusion of produce into any petite garden plot.


Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Basics of Container Gardening

Container gardening is perfect for those new to gardening or with little space for large garden beds. With a few basics about plant selection and care, you don't ever have to let space limit your ability to grow a bountiful garden!


It's Time to Plan the Gardens

By Mary Lewis

Learn why February and March are the perfect months to sit down and plan what you’d like your garden to look like this coming season.


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.


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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.



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