Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

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.

7 Tips for Preparing Your Farm for Fall Festivals

By Megan Wild

Festivals are a great way to earn extra income on unused land. Check out these tips for preparing your land!

A Hugelkultur Update

By Jennifer Quinn

Two seasons ago in the fall I began building some hugelkultur beds, and this year I’m beginning to reap the benefits.