Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Mulch Your Way to A More Successful Garden

By Tracy Lynn

Gardening is one of those summer pastimes that many of us enjoy, but if we are not careful, can quickly turn into frustration and overwhelm. Mulching is one of those hidden gems that will help you to garden more successfully this growing season.

Let's Talk Income: Chapter Five

By Phil Nichols

The financial reality of moving from the city to the country.


By Lois Hoffman

Raised beds are becoming more and more popular fin home gardens. They definitely offer some advantages over the traditional method but also pose some negatives.

How to Reduce Cooling Costs on the Farm

By Holly Welles

Follow these steps, and you'll be on your way to keeping your country home cool and comfortable in the summer.


Cultivate Chestnuts and Harvest Hazelnuts

By Garth Brown

Gather all the information you’ll need to grow bountiful chestnut and hazelnut trees on your property and use them in your kitchen.

Composting Using Your Tractor and Implements

Composting manure and bedding is a method that can be utilized by both small land owners and even larger farming operations to not only manage manure but produce a beneficial end product.


By Lois Hoffman

Each year most folks curse those "yellow-faced weeds" that pop up in yards and everywhere else this time of year. But we just might want to take a closer look at these dandelions, which really aren't weeds at all, because every part of them is edible and they are actually powerhouses of nutrition.

Mortgage Lifters

By Phil Nichols

Planting heirloom tomatoes, seed-saving, and making the most of your garden.

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