Choosing only 10 places that represent the Flint Hills at their finest is not simple. Take any road and you will see something breathtaking.
Native Americans were in a prime position to observe the weather and learn the sequences that precede and follow each system.
The sunflower was first deemed a weed by the state legislature in 1886.
Short poems feature bugs that will be familiar to nearly every Kansas child, and children from other places, as well.
Whether you lived through them or not, the major tornadoes of Kansas have become indelibly stamped on the state’s memory.
The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner is a season-guided approach to keeping up with the homestead chores in sync with nature.
Those who pursue a different path often meet with skepticism in our society. This is perhaps nowhere quite as true as in the area of agriculture. In The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer, Joel Salatin tackles the status quo head-on. He draws a sharp contrast between conventional farming wisdom and the alternative path…… Continue reading The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer
Ready for a challenge? Tackle this list of 12 books on flora, fauna, weather, conservation, and more.
We love curating helpful reading material for country living enthusiasts! If you are looking for a variety of useful books on everything from starting a farming enterprise to planting crops to drawing horses, we highly recommend the Homestead Bookshelf as the place to find what you’re looking for. We have collected public domain classics, modern…… Continue reading Top 10 Reader-Favorite Books
Crisp and black with cold, dry ash,You cover yourselves with green,Awakened to life by rain and sun,You thrive in the breezes of spring.Days grow long, the south wind blows;Your green now changes, too—First more vibrant, then more soft,And then to a golden hue.A gentler sun ripens your goldTo copper and rich red rust;Heat gives way…… Continue reading Seasons in the Flint Hills