How low should you mow? Is irrigation worth it? How do you beat weeds to a bare spot? Can fertilizer bring harm? Here’s our quick guide to lawn care.
Keeping trees from invading your fields requires careful effort and diligence. Here’s my approach to keeping eager, resilient trees under control.
In perennially dry or drought-stricken areas, homeowners and businesses often turn to drought-resistant landscaping called xeriscaping. Here are xeriscaping plants you can grow and sell.
Doing rain dances won’t help your farm when it’s suffering the effects of a drought, but planting crops that require less water will.
Wasps, hornets and yellow jackets are stinging insects that can build nests near your home. Here’s how to prevent them and deal with them if they appear.
Mosquitoes are tiny but terrible. Learn how they threaten your farm (especially horses) and how mosquito control can prevent them from doing damage.
Using bricks salvaged from a long-forgotten stack that I discovered, I constructed a simple brick walkway leading to a garden. Here’s how I did it.
If you maintain a compost area or container, you’ll find that our common discards often result in uncommon “offspring” or volunteers to assist us.
Bats, butterflies and hummingbirds help in addition to bees and other insects. Learn about native pollinators and what you can do to protect their habitats.