This native of the shortgrass prairie holds great potential for low-maintenance lawns in dry climates.
This cool-season grass can be a boon in the pasture or a bane in a wildlife planting.
In cool, moist climates, few plants make better forage or turf than Kentucky bluegrass.
Its wide distribution and importance to the prairie ecosystem have made little bluestem the state grass of Kansas.
Organic gardeners have many good reasons to use mulch besides aesthetics. We’ll give you three.
Christmas is just around the corner! If you are looking for a few ideas to bring a smile to the face of that gardener in the family this year, allow […]
Looking for the right cover crop? Give this Cover Crop Decision Tool from the Midwest Cover Crop Council a try. First select from one of the following states: Iowa. Illinois. […]
Between 1929 and 1932, the net income of the average farm operator fell 69%. Prices for agricultural products were at their lowest since the 1890s. Wheat sold for only 25 […]
Now that you are familiar with the pros and cons of hot composting, are you eager to get started? Or are you overwhelmed just thinking about all that preparation and […]
Most gardening books focus primarily (sometimes exclusively) on hot composting methods. They describe elaborate procedures for turning out the perfect batch of compost, including balancing nitrogen content and monitoring temperatures. […]