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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;HeatContinue reading “Seasons in the Flint Hills”
Craftsy folks frequently share a do-it-yourself ethic. While it’s always easier just to buy cheap, pretty yarn at the craft store, some (particularly homesteaders) prefer to create their own dyes. In fact, if you own sheep or other fiber animals, this may be a logical next step to adding value to your products. You canContinue reading “A Rainbow of Natural Dyes”
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook is a full-color four-year journal that is sure to please.
Johnson grass is a common weed that occurs throughout Kansas, and one of the most expensive weeds that farmers have to deal with.
Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans) is a medium-sized grass that ranges from three to seven feet in height.
Side-oats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) takes its name from its peculiar inflorescence.
Eastern gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides) is a tall bunchgrass species that ranges from four to eight feet in height.
Is this common weed overrunning your field, pasture, or lawn? Good news—it’s relatively easy to manage.