Sunday, January 17, 2021
garlic

Growing garlic is easy. Garlic planted in fall and overwintered is ready to harvest by mid to late summer.
goats on pasture

FAMACHA scoring is used to identify risk of barber pole worm infestation in small ruminants. It is an effective, easy-to-use tool everyone from backyard hobbyists to large-scale producers can use on the farm.
transplanting seedlings

Whether you started seeds yourself or purchased vegetable seedlings at the store, now is the time to transplant seedlings in your garden.
Carrots

Fall is the time to store the food that's taken all year to produce. Indoor, in-place and buried container food storage systems are practical and affordable alternatives to the traditional root cellar.
egg gourds

Whether you grow your own or purchase pumpkins, gourds and squash at market, these five preservation steps make autumn ornamentals last longer.
seedlings

If you're an avid gardener, or hobby farmer, get your seeds started indoors soon. Starting seeds in late February and early March will give your plants the best chance when they're moved outdoors.

Vegetable plants in the same family have similar characteristics. Familiarity with plant families gives gardeners keen insight to plants’ unique needs.

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.
woodstove

A thorough inspection identifies system maintenance needs and allows time to fix problems before winter weather hits.
wildflower

A prairie is a natural-looking garden of native grasses and wildflowers. They are easy to establish, virtually maintenance free and attract pollinators.