Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Raised Beds a Necessity

By Jennifer Quinn

With the high water table on my property, I’ve found raised beds to be a necessity in much of my garden.

Better Biodiversity

By the GRIT Staff

Better grassland management methods increase biodiversity.

Organic Gardening Course

By the GRIT Staff

Join in an organic gardening course for some DIY info.

Soil Analysis for Gardeners

By Chris Colby

From simple DIY tests to more extensive soil analysis, a multitude of resources exist that will boost your vegetable garden’s bounty from one year to the next.


Planting Tomatoes

By Sweet Summer Farm

We decided to try a different technique for planting our tomatoes this year.

Finding a Better Way

By Lois Hoffman

Farmers, gardeners, and homeowners alike need to keep weeds in check, but there has to be a better way than using harsh chemicals that are detrimental to our health.

Choosing the Best Truck for Your Homestead

Megan Wild

A truck is one of the most valuable pieces of equipment you can have on your homestead. Here's how to choose the best one for you.

July Garden Update

By Nebraska Dave

This post is about the progress of my garden in July.