Tag: Stewardship

Indian Grass

Indian Grass

This widespread and adaptable prairie plant excels at feeding livestock, wildlife, and the eye of the gardener.

Basic Principles of Breeding Heirloom Vegetables

Basic Principles of Breeding Heirloom Vegetables

Tips for raising vigorous seeds, whether your goal is to preserve a variety or to create a locally adapted strain.

Side-Oats Grama

Side-Oats Grama

This peculiar grass is an important forage of the semi-arid Great Plains.

What is Vermicompost?

What is Vermicompost?

How worms can work with microbes to improve your garden soil—fast.

Eastern Gamagrass

Eastern Gamagrass

This native grass offers superior nutrition to livestock, but keeping it from dying out can be a challenge.

What is Permaculture?

What is Permaculture?

Just the basics on this comprehensive approach to sustainable living.

Green Foxtail

Green Foxtail

Is this common weed overrunning your field, pasture, or lawn? Good news—it’s relatively easy to manage.

11 Applications for an Agricultural Interest Besides Farming

11 Applications for an Agricultural Interest Besides Farming

Running a farm or ranch is not the only way to cash in on your agricultural interest. These days, there are plenty of fields where a knowledge of agriculture and […]

Pros and Cons of No-Dig Gardening

Pros and Cons of No-Dig Gardening

Tired of tilling? It’s time to throw in the trowel and let soil microorganisms do the work.

Sand Dropseed

Sand Dropseed

This unique seed-throwing grass plays an important role in rebuilding damaged shortgrass prairie.