Drought is something that Kansas country families have to take seriously. Farming and ranching, even on a small scale, are extremely water-dependent pursuits. If you want to keep up to date on droughts in your area, take a look at the United States Drought Monitor, a tool jointly produced by the USDA, NOAA, and theContinue reading “United States Drought Monitor”
The possibilities of a fresh, homegrown tomato are nearly endless. The simplest uses, such as sandwich toppings and BLTs, are by far the best. However, when you have a surplus, experiment. Dice them and use them instead of canned tomatoes in your favorite recipes. Cook them to make salsa or tomato sauce. Even green tomatoesContinue reading “Tomato”
Identifying characteristics you can use to tell a rattlesnake from a kingsnake, including, head shape, pupil shape, markings, and range.
About a year passed before much more was done to write a constitution for Kansas. The federal government was clearly stalling on the issue of the Topeka Constitution, and both abolitionist and proslavery sides had taken to guerrilla warfare as a means of settling their differences.
Every generalization is dangerous, especially this one. —Mark Twain
Louisiana State University has put together an excellent website packed with countless building plans available for free PDF download. If you are the do-it-yourself type, this is a site that you should definitely bookmark!
Different gardeners have different favorite uses for winter squash, so be prepared to experiment with this unique vegetable. Squash can be boiled, baked, or mashed. It can be served by itself as a side or added to soups and stews. It can be stuffed with rice or sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. Butternut squash canContinue reading “Squash (Winter & Pumpkin)”
Deuteronomy 8 Ecclesiastes 9:7–10 John 6:28–29 Romans 8:1–17 Galatians 5:1–6
On June 24, 1855, antislavery delegates met in Lawrence and issued a formal rejection of the Bogus Legislature and its laws.