rain barrel garden gardening

How to Use a Rain Barrel in a Garden

How much water can you collect? How long does it last? How much does a rain barrel cost? What should you look for when buying one? Here are the basics.

keep melons off the ground

4 Ways to Keep Melons Off the Ground

Don’t let your melons rot. Use one of these farmer-tested techniques to keep melons off the ground and away from soil, diseases and pests.