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Attract blue orchard mason bees to your garden or backyard this spring.
While honeybees are important to agriculture, it seems that blue orchard mason bees are actually a better and more efficient pollinator of native crops. Scientists estimate that one foraging female...
They’ll reward you with fruit year after year
I ride my bike on a trail in my area and in some places the concrete is stained purple from wild blackberries that grow along the side of the trail. You don’t have to go out in the wild to find...
These varieties offer unique color, flavor and versatility.
Fabricate your own Christmas tree to satisfy your personal taste and needs.
Bake with apples to put a twist on your favorite dishes!
Make the ultimate convenience food
If you want to preserve meat, fruits and vegetables but don’t want the hassle of canning, try a food dehydrator. The food sits on trays as warm air circulates around it. The moisture is removed...
Learn proper storage methods from the University of Rhode Island’s Cooperative Extension.
Last week I visited research farms in Woodland, California, as part of Seminis (Monsanto) Vegetable Seeds Field Days. It was fascinating to learn how seeds are bred, grown, processed, and marketed. I...
Learn what produce is trending in the marketplace and what you can expect to see in your local grocery stores soon!
Honeyberries are extremely hardy, grow anywhere, and are good for your health
My dad is nuts about blueberries. My mom wanted to get him his own blueberry plants, but they wouldn’t have much luck growing them in the soil on their acreage. She got him some honeyberry...