Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Ozarks Blackberrying

By Phil Nichols

Blackberry Time in the Ozarks

The Facts Behind Fall Foliage

By Dr. Ed Brotak

Learn how the life cycles of deciduous trees across the nation contain the key to the brilliant autumn colors that grace us annually.

Making Plant Babies: Propagation Tips

By Lois Hoffman

Propagating plants can be done in a variety of ways including from seed and taking a cutting and grafting ā€” and some methods work better than others for different plants.

Tips When Trimming Your Garden's Hedges This Summer

By George Ward

A DIY tutorial on how to take care of your hedges.


Don't Touch Me: Plants to Avoid

By Lois Hoffman

Some weeds, like the dandelion, are both beneficial and a nuisance. However, there are noxious weeds which cause harm if you come into contact with them.

Knee Deep in Summer!

By Mary Murray

Berry picking, sun-dried sheets, and gardens are bursting...I'm loving the sun-drenched days of summer!

Summer 2019 Garden Update North Texas

By Faithful Homesteader

Between an extra wet season and a hurricane dog, the garden is struggling.

Monsoon Gardening

By Phil Nichols

A tough year for gardening in the Ozarks.

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