Preventing and dealing with hardpan doesn’t have to be complicated.
Drought is something that Kansas country families have to take seriously. Farming and ranching, even on a small scale, are extremely water-dependent pursuits. If you want to keep up to date on droughts in your area, take a look at the United States Drought Monitor, a tool jointly produced by the USDA, NOAA, and the […]
The possibilities of a fresh, homegrown tomato are nearly endless. The simplest uses, such as sandwich toppings, are by far the best.
Pests are a major problem with winter squash and pumpkins. To avoid infestation, you will have to be extremely proactive.
Summer squash is not terribly demanding. A thick mulch and generous watering will keep it producing well—maybe a little too well!
Radishes are very easy to grow if treated with reasonable consideration.
Sweet peppers are extremely versatile. Hot peppers can be put to a number of uses, as well.
Thinking about raising livestock this year? To plan a water system or improve an existing system, this is one book you must read.
Shell peas are one of the garden’s most delicious vegetable offerings. Their season passes all too quickly. If you have enough peas, steam or boil them. Smaller quantities are great for adding to stir-fries or for topping salads. And while you are out in the garden, you really must open a pod or two and […]
Onions are absolutely indispensable to cooking. They add character to everything from pasta to pizza.