Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Diverse Plants for Ponds or Stormwater Wetlands

By Feidhilm Harty

Learn which plants will grow best near your pond or wetland and how to care for them.

Build Your Own Stone Fire Pit

By Annette McGivney

Follow the directions to build an outdoor fire pit for entertaining in the backyard.

2018 Edible Gardening Trends

By Garden Media Group

A snapshot of the 2018 Garden Trends.


How to Build a Vertical Pallet Garden for Vegetables and Herbs

Secured to a sunny wall, this recycled wooden pallet supports a whole range of edible plants such as herbs, veg, and fruit but it could also be planted with a mix of bright annual flowers and trailing leaves.

Gardening Basics: Watering

by Emily Murphy

Useful tips and techniques for watering gardens.

Native American Gardening: The Three Sisters and More

By William Woys Weaver

Connect to North American heritage by growing these rare vegetable varieties traced back to Native American gardens.

Principles of Good Farming

By Ron Macher

Avoid headaches and heartaches when starting your farm by following these basic guidelines for success.

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