Five women farmers over 50 share insight about their experiences in life and agriculture. In this second segment, the topic is death.
Learning the history of small-scale organic farming can help you better understand and improve growing practices. These books are ideal starting points.
The leaves and roots of mullein help with respiratory ailments, among others. You can use this herb internally or topically. Here’s how.
Don’t let a short growing season and cold winters keep you from enjoying orchards of fruit and nut trees. Here’s what you need to know.
A portable hay moisture tester can help if you bale your own hay. It accurately measures moisture content and temperature, which can be crucial.
The leaves as well as roots of the marshmallow, a prairie plant, are used in remedies for digestive, respiratory and urinary tract problems.
Plows and rototillers make it easy to flip beds from one crop to the next, but these techniques can transition your beds and help the soil without tillage.
Here are reasons autumn is a good time for planting, and several trees (including lilac, apple and pine varieties) that do especially well.