When is the right time to start a garden? Rather than refer you to average frost dates, let's try a different approach and take a cue from nature.
The smallest duck in Kansas is the bufflehead (Bucephala albeola), which takes its name from the fact that it has a small body and a disproportionately large head, like a buffalo or bison.
10 Common Country Living Challenges in Kansas
Considering making your abundant living dreams a reality in Kansas? Let’s look at some of the most common challenges. We will also provide possible solutions.
Merry Christmas 2022
Once again, we'll close out with some highlights from 2022. It was a busy year for us at Homestead on the Range.
Chicken Predators in Kansas: Skunks & Weasels
Skunks are generally more interested in eggs than chickens, but weasels can be devastating to a small flock.
What is Frost Seeding?
Frost seeding is the practice of broadcasting seeds at a time when repeated freezing and thawing is causing the ground to heave.
The Bugzooka is an ingenious invention for nabbing insects that have wandered into the house. Great fun for young and old alike!
7 Free Writing Lessons for December
Looking for ways to keep writing skills sharpened through the Christmas season? We are making 7 days of writing lessons available for free.
The Simple Art of Napkin Folding
Many of us enjoy providing that extra special touch to the dinner table. How about artfully folded napkins for something a little different?
Chicken Predators in Kansas: Opossums & Raccoons
Opossums can be among the most annoying of chicken predators, while raccoons are among the most intelligent.