Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

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.

How To Maintain A Gravel Drive Using A Box Blade With Hydraulic Scarifiers

Keep your gravel driveway smooth and firm by using a blade box with hydraulic scarifiers.


Tour Harvest Moon Flower Farm

By Josh Volk

Take this wonderful written tour of Harvest Moon Flower Farm and come away with ideas to incorporate into your own gardening endeavors.

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.

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