Wednesday, April 8, 2020
sweet chestnut

Learn two different methods for successfully growing chestnut seeds from seed.
Kale

Sunlight is critical to growing vegetables, but ensuring vegetable plants get enough sunlight can be tricky if trees, fences or structures keep your yard shady.
(Farm and Dairy file photo)

Does anyone really understand the convoluted legal language in pipeline lease agreements? You’d better try. Here's what landowners should include to protect themselves.

Applying fertilizers to hay and pasture fields to stimulate plant growth will generally increase yields substantially.

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about her reunion, via video tribute, with wit and wisdom of "The Beverly Hillbillies."
fall webworms

The fall webworm is native to North America and is common from Canada into Mexico. Learn why their webs are more noticeable during fall.

Practical advice on how to buy birds, set-up a brooder and grow birds to harvest weight

How does a person go about finding out how old his barn is? Very carefully, say members of the Friends of the Ohio Barns in this week's column.
hay bales in field

Over the last several weeks I've received many emails and letters from readers reporting large aggregation of dragonflies, usually hovering above the grass in wet meadows and hayfields.

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