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Bare-Root Fruit Trees: Five Reasons You Should Order Them This Winter

The last thing on your mind in February is gardening. But this is prime time... (more)

Brian Barth
How to Keep the Fox out of the Chicken Coop

It’s all about preventative measures. If they kill once they will kill again. Here are... (more)

Becca Windell
February 14, 2019
How to Start a Suburban Berry Farm

From a farmer and writer who’s done it.

Michael Brown
February 4, 2019
8 Indoor Crops for Winter Gardening

Winter is coming. But don't go putting your gardening gloves away just yet.

Brian Barth
October 9, 2018
Agronomics: Turn your Soil into Paydirt

Looking for a new way to drive more revenue to your operation? Consider renting out... (more)

Rachel DeSchepper
October 4, 2018
Get Your Garden Ready for Spring: A Checklist

Take advantage of the late winter window to get your garden ready for an even... (more)

Brian Barth
September 25, 2018
Cropped: How to Grow Heirloom Rice

Most rice varieties require a long, hot growing season. But farmers as far north as... (more)

Brian Barth
September 11, 2018
How to Choose the Right Tool for the Cut

Bypass loppers, bow saws, pole pruners, oh my!

Brian Barth
September 10, 2018
Five Ways to Turn Household Waste into Garden Gold

Learn to transform cardboard, stale beer and bits of trash into DIY fertilizers, pest control... (more)

Brian Barth
August 30, 2018
The Art of Tractor Maintenance

Five steps to keep your machine purring

Brian Barth
August 28, 2018
Five Garden Hacks to Grow a Better Garden

Get creative with these horticultural tips, while saving money, space, and your precious time

Brian Barth
August 27, 2018