Doing the Lord's Work in the Lord's Way

Doing the Lord’s Work in the Lord’s Way

Wouldn’t you like to know that you’re doing the work of the Lord? And wouldn’t you like to be sure that you’re doing it in His way? If your answer […]

Wellington–McPherson Lowlands

Wellington–McPherson Lowlands

The Wellington–McPherson Lowlands are like no other part of Kansas. Occupying the south-central part of the state, this region really is flat—except for the sand dunes.   Soil The soil […]

Soil Types

Soil Types

Many books about gardens, crops, and pastures refer to soil and soil types.  After all, soil type is a key piece of the farming equation, one that will affect many […]

Don't Look Back

Don’t Look Back

We all have probably made this mistake at some point in our lives.  It’s very easy to do.  But it’s also one of the most crippling things that we could […]

Kansas State University Weather Data Library

Kansas State University Weather Data Library

Country living enthusiasts and agripreneurs alike need access to weather data to manage their pursuits wisely. Here are all of the weather-related resources a Kansan could wish for—in one place! […]

Wilson State Park

Smoky Hills

The Smoky Hills region, occupying the north-central part of Kansas, consists of three separate bands of hills running from southwest to northeast. The western band is the Chalk Buttes, a […]

How to Build a Two-Bin Composter

How To Build a Two-Bin Composter

Composting is probably one of the most familiar techniques of organic gardening. No wonder—it’s a great way to enrich the soil and make use of some of that garden debris […]

What is pH?

What is pH?

We’ve all heard of pH, whether we garden, raise crops, or manage pastures.  We know that some plants like a more acidic soil, while some prefer a more alkali soil.  […]

Red Hills

Red Hills

Red Hills, Gypsum Hills, Gyp Hills, Medicine Hills—they go by all of these names. But whatever they’re called, there’s nothing quite like this region of rust-colored buttes, mesas, sinkholes, and […]

Don't Throw It Out!

Don’t Throw It Out!

This is not a post about recycling—at least not the type that involves saving up plastic bottles for the local recycling center.  This type of recycling is quite a bit […]