Some of our land’s medicinal herbs are said to offer protection from evil, while others have been used to attract mates. While not to be taken literally, these stories and legends offer interesting insight into past cultures.
Some people believe honeybees and backyard chickens can’t coexist. Not only can the two species live together, but people can benefit from this setup. Here’s how.
If you live in a hot climate, summer lettuce might seem impossible to grow. But a combination of efforts in germination, irrigation and harvesting can make it worth your while.
Nasturtiums are workhorse flowers valued for more than their good looks. Learn how they benefit wildlife in the garden, including pollinators, toads and more.
Get chicken décor for the kitchen and walls, increase omega-3 in your flock’s eggs, automatically open the coop door and be ready for poultry injuries.
Some urban and suburban people who move to the country file complaints against existing farming operations. If one comes your way, your state’s law might protect you.
You might want to raise chickens for eggs, meat or the aesthetics of the birds themselves. This overview covers traits of several common chicken breeds.
Why struggle with a less-than-ideal tool if a more appropriate tool will save you time and effort? That’s why I recently bought a set of snap ring pliers.
Websites such as craigslist can often lead you to the used farm equipment that you need or want, but it can take diligence, patience and careful searching.