Careful preparation, cooking, and healthy eating are important, especially during the holiday season.
For those who like to finish their turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie early to get ready for one of the busiest shopping days of the year, Black Friday is a much anticipated day that seems to be starting earlier each year.
Homemade hot chocolate is rich, creamy and simple to make.
The most anticipated dish of Thanksgiving dinner is up for debate, but to some, the turkey just can’t be beat.
Carving a Jack-o’-lantern is no longer the most popular way to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween.
Prepare your rain barrel for winter to make sure that it’s still usable come spring.
How do you compost? Here’s some information about building your own compost bin.
Prepare your car for winter before the snow starts to fly.
Flu season is upon us. Learn more about prevention and the vaccine to lessen the likelihood of falling ill.
This time of year, farm markets will advertise their fresh apples for sale and u-pick opportunities.
As fall’s cool, crisp air settles in and the season changes to winter, a warm fire is a welcoming thought.
Worksheets, formulas and online calculators can help to estimate potential corn and soybean harvests.
There are several options for extending your gardening season into the fall and winter months.
There are two ways to preserve food: using a boiling water canner or using a pressure canner.
Making homemade ice cream can be as easy as using an old-fashioned hand-crank freezer or using the utensils and tools already found in your kitchen.
It’s hot outside, so you should keep a close watch on your health. You can easily become susceptible to hyperthermia, which is when your body temperature is unusually high, according to the National Institutes of Health.
In most of the country, it’s time to pick the tomatoes you’ve been growing in your garden since spring.
Rabbits, groundhogs and insects can relentlessly nibble at fresh leaves off of tomato plants and sunflower sprouts. Here are some tactics to keep your garden pest-free.
You know the old adage “Leaves of three, let it be.” It’s referring to poison ivy and oak, and it’s true. With summer comes much more time spent outside, thus increasing the risk of coming in contact with these poisonous plants – and poison sumac – if you’re not careful. Here’s how to tell them […]
A patch of dead grass on an otherwise lush lawn can be a frustrating eyesore for homeowners. Whether lawn care is your passion or just something you do to maintain the value of your home, dead grass can be exasperating.