How-To Archives - Page 5 of 23 - Modern Farmer


How to Build a Three-Bin Compost System (And How to Use It,...

Two people can build our version - which repurposes free wood pallets - in an... (more)

Anita B. Stone
May 25, 2018
Weekend Project: How-To Build a Native Bee Hotel

Honeybees get all the attention, but these unsung workhorses deserve a place in your garden,... (more)

Brian Barth
May 16, 2018
The Modern Farmer Guide to Seed Selection, Plant Jargon, and Garden Planning

Seed catalogs be overwhelming - but Modern Farmer can help.

Brian Barth
May 10, 2018
How to Make an Herbal Tincture

Herbal tinctures are a time-tested way to keep the cold and flu bugs away. Follow... (more)

Brian Barth
April 17, 2018
Modern Farmer How-To: A Better Way to Build a Raised Bed

This blinged-out box takes vegetable growing to new heights.

Brian Barth
April 12, 2018
Looking For a Sunchoke Recipe That Doesn’t Cause Gas? Try Lemon Juice

Jerusalem artichokes (aka sunchokes) are delicious, but known to cause painful gastric issues. This age... (more)

Kristan Lawson
February 28, 2018
Cropped: How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms

In spots where virtually nothing else grows, these made-in-the-shade Asian imports will fruit for years.

Laura Sorkin
January 12, 2018
3 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

If the thought of tossing your Christmas tree out with the trash, where it'll most... (more)

Erin Scottberg
December 18, 2017
How to Grow a Winter Kitchen Garden

With a little gear and know-how, a wide variety of fresh produce can be successfully... (more)

Jacoba Charles
December 6, 2017