Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Choosing a Wood-Burning Stove for Your Home

By Karen Keb

Karen Keb gives a few pointers on what to consider when selecting and installing a wood-burning stove.

The End of July and Thinking of Winter

By Keba M Hitzeman

As summer reaches its peak, thoughts turn to what projects need to be done around the farm before winter arrives in Ohio. The list is long, and time is not.

Bits And Pieces

By Keba M Hitzeman

A few things that have been going on at Innisfree on the Stillwater farm

Portable Electric Fences on the Farm

Oscar H. Will III

Temporary electric fences are easy on the animals, easy on the land and easy on you.   


Cut Your Heating Bill

Deborah R. Huso

Reduce the amount of warm air escaping from your home to cut your heat bill by insulating the ceiling well, replacing or sealing windows and doors.

Skills You Can Start Developing Now for Your Dream Homestead

By Lauren Dorsey

Check out this brief overview of several skills, from sawing to tree identification, that you can start working on now!

Eureka! Success with Fallowing, Raised Beds and Fall Gardening

By Sarah Joplin

Join one blogger as she shares the benefits of several gardening methods: fallow, raised beds, and fall gardens.

Composting 101

By Lois Hoffman

Take advantage of a free, valuable resource by starting your own compost. Learn what method is best for you and what elements to incorporate.

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