Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Get Ready Now: Preparing 2-Stroke Engines for the Season

Replace the air filter, spark plug, fuel filter and other tune-up tips for a successful spring start with your 2-Stroke Echo Engine.

Saving Water: Tips We've Learned Along the Way

and photos by Mary Murray

Learn ways to save water to keep the garden healthy and growing during the dog days of summer.

Useful Bark: It’s Better Than a Bite!

By Ben Whitacre

The bark of woody plants is strange, versatile, and well worth harvesting for food, medicine, industry, and more.

Crafting Business with Breweries

By Michael Brown

Break into a new market by selling your produce to local brewers and cider makers.


Coming Up Roses: American Native Roses

By Ben Whitacre

Tough enough to stop a speeding car, native roses are as versatile as they are resilient, and they may even be immune to a pervasive rose disease.

All About Growing Currants

By Andrew Weidman

No need to feel behind the times with tart, easy-growing currants in your garden, and your pantry full of jewel-like jellies, jams, and preserves.

Helping My Husband in the Garden

By Faithful Homesteader

This year I am taking a more active role with the garden and learning new things.

How Does Your Garden Grow

By Lois Hoffman

Hydroponics is the new kid on the block but, like most things, it has its attributes and its drawbacks.

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