Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Compost Fundamentals

By Paul Matson and Lucy Anna Scott

Follow the do’s and don’ts of compost making for healthy plants.

Spring Chores Around the Garden

By Texas Pioneer Woman

My top 3 spring garden chores that may inspire you to get out in the garden.

Seed Starting and Soil Amendments

By Jennifer Quinn

A new approach to seed starting — plus discovering some useful inputs — should lead to better results in the garden this year.

Repurposed Toboggan Used to Plant Big Garden

Courtesy of our friends at FARM SHOW

This New York gardener found a creative way to make gardening easier.


Tree Identification Course

By the GRIT staff

Learn how to identify the trees in your area during this course offered through the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Creative Container Gardening Ideas

By Jerry Pavia

Add a personal touch to your garden with these unique ideas for container gardening.

Gardening With Heritage Ducks

By the GRIT staff

Learn how to put ducks to work in your garden with the help of this Seed Savers Exchange workshop.

Conservationist Farmers

By Doug Ottinger

Two Minnesota farmers demonstrate how they revamped their farming methods to work with the land rather than against it.