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Kin gives communities of children the benefits of gardening
A few years ago, Kin Schilling was given a one-acre triangle of land near her home in the small town of Hancock, New Hampshire. She decided to put in a garden and start a CSA program. She had seven...
Think Spring - Think Gardens
It's time to dream, to plan, and to start growing vegetables and flowers in gardens, containers and more! Download our FREE PDF.
Decorate your pumpkin right, and it will carry you past Halloween, through the end of fall!
Before you start a landscaping project, consider these common mistakes, and nip them in the bud!
Spring is here, and it's time to start thinking about your garden. Save yourself from the back-breaking work of a shovel or hoe and consider a garden tiller. Gardeners love tillers because the...
The end of summer doesn't have to mean the end of gardening season!
Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Green manure Listen to this radio show. Radio interview source: Alan Sundermeier, Extension educator, Ohio State University We have a lot of sheep, so I have a constant supply of manure to...
From my place to yours
My garden is going to rock this spring! It did pretty fine last year, but I learned many lessons. Weather plays the biggest factor in how certain plants perform, but here is Betsy's Beginner'...
Hand tools can help To the uninitiated, gardening seems a genteel pursuit, nothing more than people puttering about peacefully among the pretty flowers, tempting veggies, or fragrant herbs....
Gravity-flow watering systems are great for watering gardens and animals.
When rain is plentiful, harness the water and use it later on. A gravity-flow system is an easy and inexpensive way to provide water to gardens and animals. Radio interview source: Bob Broz, Water...