Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Mortgage Lifters

By Phil Nichols

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


By Lois Hoffman

This year during planting season, the land is just plain wet in most parts of the country. Farmers are getting anxious, and rightfully so, for when they need to be in the fields all they can do is "hurry up and wait."


By Lois Hoffman

Just like people, plants have buddies too, planting certain ones together makes for a more harmonious garden.

Why Homestead? One Woman's Journey to Micro Farming-Part 1

By Carla Scharber

A suburban mom of two convinces her husband that a move to the country would enhance her life and that of their family.


Enjoying the Beauty of an Edible Garden

By Faithful Homesteader

Before I had a garden, I did not realize the beautiful flowers that came from fruits and vegetables. They bring me much joy

Reclaimed Timber: The Benefits of Recycled Materials

By Kacey Bradley

Not sure what reclaimed timber is? Read on to learn more about this fantastic material and discover all the ways it can be used.

What to Consider Before You Embrace an Off-Grid Lifestyle

By Elena Smith

Living an off-grid lifestyle is more than just a trend, it's becoming an increasingly popular way of life. Follow these shortcuts to successfully live an off-grid life.

Trench Rows

By Phil Nichols

Finding innovative ways to deal with extremely poor soil.

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