If you love Kansas history, have we found the book for you! The Historical Atlas of Kansas contains over 70 maps of Kansas, past and present.
There is nothing like fresh, homegrown lettuce. If you pick leaf by leaf, you may even be able to enjoy a salad a day in season!
Cucumbers not necessarily made for pickling. You may find that you actually enjoy your homegrown cukes better fresh.
There is one way to enjoy fresh sweet corn properly, and that is on the cob. Some people enjoy just standing out in the garden and eating it raw. But for the ultimate experience, try grilling the cobs and serving them with butter and pepper. Preferred Conditions Full sun. Ample moisture. Soil pH around 6.0 […]
Carrots are a garden favorite, and they have the distinct advantage that they can be harvested at any time.
Interested in taking a scientific approach to farming? Give this oldie a try: The First Book of Farming by Charles L. Goodrich. Although not entirely up to date, The First Book of Farming nevertheless contains many sound principles. It explores the needs of a plant, examining each of its parts in turn: Roots. Seeds. Leaves. […]
Beets are one of those things that you either love or hate.
Green beans! Steamed, stir-fried, tossed into soup, or boiled and served with bacon bits—these vegetables have to be one of the highlights of the summer harvest.
Asparagus is not a very demanding vegetable. As long as you keep the weeds at bay, it will almost take care of itself.
Drought caused the Dust Bowl, right? Well, yes, but there’s a little more to the story.