Rototilling tips for the garden
Some gardeners rototill their plots every year out of habit or tradition, but should you?
How to determine why your fruit tree isn’t producing fruit
There are a number of factors that contribute to inconsistent fruit production. Learn how to determine why your fruit trees may not be producing fruit.
How to plant pear trees to produce fruit
Learn how to successfully plant pear trees and ensure that they produce fruit by understanding their growing requirements and best practices for planting.
How to find and harvest wild blackberries
Gatherers can find wild blackberries in Ohio’s woodlands, along the borders of farm fields, and on overgrown fencerows.
How to grow melons in the Midwest
Melons depend on sunlight, warm temperatures and the right amount of water to grow well. Learn how to improve melon growing conditions in the Midwest.
It’s not too late to plant a vegetable garden
If you didn’t find time to plant a garden this spring, don’t worry. Gardeners can plant vegetables in July and August for a fall harvest.
Everything you need to know about pickling cucumbers
Learn to properly pickle cucumbers to ensure safe preservation and optimum taste.
How to preserve an abundance of squash and zucchini
Preserving squash and zucchini can be tricky. Learn the best practices for canning, freezing and drying squash and zucchini.
How to avoid ‘gamey’ venison in the kitchen
Learn more about processing and preparing venison to maximize its quality, get rid of undesirable flavors, reduce gamey taste and ensure it is safe to eat.
A beginner’s guide to growing backyard grapes
To successfully grow backyard grapes, you need to select the right cultivar and then meet its planting, pruning and growing requirements.