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Seasonal Activities

Take a break from rural living and enjoy some of these seasonal activities for hobby farmers.

10 Reasons to Plant a Farm Tree
On Arbor Day (or any day), consider the reasons why trees can benefit your farm.

3 Edible Mushrooms To Forage From The Woods
Supplement your farm produce with wild-growing mushrooms that can be found on your farm’s back 40.

4 Ways to Attract Bats to Your Farm for Natural Pest Control
Beat the pests that feast on your crops by creating bat habitats on your farm.

7 Edible Weeds Growing On The Farm In Fall
Venture to the outskirts of your land this season to forage for autumn-blooming wild edibles.

Animal Track ID Cards
Identify wild animals on your farm with downloadable track identification cards.

Ask Martok: Preventing White-nose Syndrome
Martok the goat gives you the lowdown on a mysterious disease that’s wiping out American bat populations.

7 Tips for Beating the Winter Farm Blahs
Accomplish a few things and beat the winter blahs with these practical and appealing ideas.

Natural Bug Repellent Recipes
Download Sue Weaver's natural bug repellent recipes (and sting soothers) collected for you on this chart to keep handy at home during bug season.

Building Nest Boxes
Learn how building nest boxes and installing them on your farm can help manage wildlife that lives and visits there.

Grow an Evening Garden
Carve out a blissful sanctuary for nights filled with peace and quiet by planting an evening garden.

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