Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

O, Christmas Tree!

By Lois Hoffman

Around this time of year, Christmas tree lots spring up in every town, and Christmas tree farms are bustling. Raising these beauties is an all-year job, and it's quite an easy and profitable one.

Homestead Systems Update

By Robyn Dolan

Mrs. D updates us on her progress with winterizing, composting, and off-grid laundry.

5 Reasons to Use Limestone in Your Soil

By Bobbi Peterson

Limestone benefits the pH of soil, the effectiveness of herbicides and can prevent toxicities in the soil.

Embracing Life on the Homestead

By Faithful Homesteader

I have come to love certain aspects of my homestead lifestyle.


How Renewable Energy Can Benefit Your Farm

By Bobbi Peterson

This post is about how farmers can utilize wind, solar, biomass crops, and hydroelectric energy on their farms.

Savor the Flavor of Summer Herbs Year-Round

By Garden Media Group

Even though the outdoor garden is dormant, there is still a world of opportunity to grow indoors.

Should I Switch My Heat Source?

By Megan Wild

Winter is coming, and it’s time to take a look at your home’s heating system and determine if it’s in need of repairs or replacement.

Garden Project 2016 — Part 6

By Allan Douglas

The final phase of this garden project: building up, fencing in, and making dirt.