How to reduce the cost of fertilizing and liming pastures
Fall is an ideal time to collect soil samples, evaluate nutrient levels and develop a management plan to reduce the cost of fertilizing and liming pastures.
How to plant balled-and-burlapped trees
Fall is an ideal time to plant new trees. Learn more about the nuances of planting and successfully establishing balled-and-burlapped trees.
How to prepare nest boxes for next season
Fall is a great time to make sure nest boxes and birdhouses are inspected, cleaned up and repaired for next season.
Fall foraging: How to find and use witch hazel
Witch hazel is an astringent plant used for reducing inflammation, soothing skin and tightening and toning tissue. Learn how to forage for it in the fall.
How to spot the differences between bison and buffalo
Both bison and buffalo are in the Bovidae family; however, the terms are not interchangeable and there are obvious differences between the animals.
How to collect milkweed seed pods
Milkweed seed pods can be collected from September to November. Then the seeds can be planted or donated to a local soil and water conservation district.
How to make a charcuterie board for any occasion
Learn how to prepare and arrange a charcuterie board for any occasion with these recipes for breakfast, appetizer, dinner and dessert charcuterie boards.
How to help birds during fall migration
Migratory birds travel thousands of miles from September to October. Help from backyard conservationists along the way can help them make the flight safely.
How to use fall leaves to improve your lawn and garden
Fall leaves are an underutilized natural resource, one of the most readily-available forms of organic matter and the cheapest fertilizer on the market.
Tips to ensure a safe fall harvest
Fall harvest can approach quickly and with a sense of urgency. However, it’s essential to keep safety in mind to prevent injuries and accidents.