Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Unfarmable Land? Not So Fast!

By Megan Wild

Not all land is made the same. Here's what you can do if you find yourself with tough-to-farm land.

An Overlooked Bounty

By Jennifer Quinn

For the first time since moving to Panther's Hollow I collected the black walnuts that fall on the slope behind my house. Now I'm looking forward to the luxury of free walnuts this winter.

Raised Beds Solve Rocky Soil Problem

By Loretta Liefveld

Building a raised bed solves the problem of impossible soil.

Garden Harvesting and Winter Preparation

By Nebraska Dave

This post is about the last of the garden harvest, and preparing the raised beds for winter.


Garden summary

By Nebraska Dave

A summary of gardening for 2017 and my trip to Houston.

Saving Seed

By Lois Hoffman

Long after the garden and flowers have given all they have, you can still reap their benefits by saving your own seed for next year.

Why Save Seeds?

By Cindy Conner

Instead of turning to big seed companies, learn about all the benefits that come with saving your own seeds.

Tap Into Your Local Extension Services

By Dale and Darcy Cahill

Learn how to better utilize your local extension services and get answers to your agriculture questions, from pest management to health and nutrition.

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