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Keep your house warm this winter
A roaring fire makes the cold weather cozy. The best species to burn in your area is the one that’s most plentiful. However, soft woods such as pine throw out only about half of the heat as...
Try these tips to tackle uninvited pests from invading your home this fall.
As the weather cools off and leaves start to turn, it’s the time of year to look into preventing unwanted guests from entering your home. Pests in search of a cozy, warm environment will start...
Adding a guest house to your property may be less expensive than you think. Be warned, though -- with accommodations like these, your guests may never leave!
Agricultural engineer and flood expert gives advice on preparing your country home and acreage for a flood.
Have a plan to “shelter in place” if roads become impassable, says Ken Hellevang, a North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer and flood expert. The shelter...
These do-it-yourself ideas will help you save space, store and organize every room in the house.
A conversation with former newspaper writer and editor turned blogger Kim Fritzemeier about sharing life on her Kansas farm through her blog, “Kim’s County Line.”
Tell me about your farm. We’re primarily wheat farmers. We also have a cow-calf operation. We’ve got feeder cattle and we also raise some corn, but we’re not big corn farmers by...
Creative country design tips.
Are you dreaming of decorating or planning a new design of your home? Check out our useful ideas and tips to bring ease and function to your country place. Download our FREE PDF.
Learn about the advantages and energy efficiency of timber frame buildings.
Organize your mudroom with these easy DIY projects that cost next to nothing and take almost no time at all!
The Beautiful Places photo contest, sponsored by Exmark Mowers, gave readers a chance to share a place they called "Beautiful." Here are some wonderful waterscapes!