There’s nothing quite like this region of rust-colored buttes, mesas, sinkholes, and caves to give a person a strange feeling that “we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
This is not a post about recycling—at least not the type that involves saving plastic bottles. This type of recycling is more interesting because it challenges your creativity.
It’s not too late to start planning for a winter crop. Nor is it too difficult. All you need to think about is what to plant, how to protect it, and when to plant it.
Three resources with zone and frost information to help you decide what to plant when in the field or garden.
Occupying only 55 square miles in Cherokee County, the Ozark Plateau is the smallest physiographic region in Kansas.
This gardening trick will save you countless back-breaking hours of toil on your hands and knees, poking one tiny seed after another into the dirt.
Ah, the joys of country living. Spending time with the animals, discovering that overgrown cucumber in the garden, listening to the birds…. Kansas is blessed with a gorgeous array of bird species—songbirds, hawks and owls, herons and egrets, and even a surprising number of sandpipers, seagulls, and other birds we tend to associate with coastalContinue reading “Link: Online Bird Guide”
The Osage Cuestas, encompassing nearly all of eastern Kansas south of the Kansas River, are a region of hills and ridges, steep on one side and gently sloping on the other.
The windmill was a common fixture on Great Plains farms, drawing water for cattle and making livestock ownership possible in the relatively dry areas of the West.
Both internal and external parasites can be the bane of a livestock owner’s existence. They make your animals’ lives miserable, increase the risk of disease, reduce performance, and just look nasty. Unfortunately, drugs are proving to be increasingly ineffective as parasites adapt to modern chemicals. Isn’t there some natural remedy out there that will consistentlyContinue reading “Diatomaceous Earth and Parasite Control”