How-To Archives - Page 18 of 21 - Modern Farmer

How-To

How to Build a Bee Skep

For centuries, beekeepers have used "skeps,” carefully designed domed baskets, to house their hives. Learn... (more)

Fred Bove
May 7, 2013
What I Love: Farmers’ Favorite Tools

Farmer: Josh Egenolf, The Wayne-Egenolf Farm, Bloomington, IN For Josh Egenolf, of the Wayne-Egenolf Farm,... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 30, 2013
How to Talk About Soil at a Dinner Party

It's spring and you want to talk about soil. But how? Here's a glossary of... (more)

Modern Farmer
April 23, 2013
Dear Modern Farmer: Is My Soil Hot or Not?

Dear Modern Farmer: I just moved on to a two-acre property, and I want to... (more)

Manjula and Orin Martin
April 8, 2013
How to Build a Straw Bale House

Escape from the city with a weekend house. But not just any old weekend house.

Twilight Greenaway
April 3, 2013
How to Fell a Tree

Things you'll need: (1) Helmet with ear and eye protection; (2) Chaps; (3) Steel-toed boots... (more)

Erik Jacobs
April 3, 2013
How To Turn Your Backyard into a Four-Season Farm

Turning your garden into a four-season farm is easier than you think.

Ann Marie Gardner
April 3, 2013