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Summer Riches: Coal Oil Lamps, Cool Well Water, and Blackberries with Cow’s Cream

Summer Riches brings back many rural memories when life was simpler and yet exciting and rich for children living on the farm in the summertime.

From My Walk: Red Clover

From my walk today, I discovered this little gem the red clover (Trifolium pratense) also known as purple clover or trefoil.

Farming in The 13 Colonies

Farming in the 13 colonies was not considered a job. It was a way to provide for the family.

Honey Color and Flavor

Honey color ranges from nearly colorless to dark brown, and its flavor varies from delectably mild to distinctively bold, depending on where the honey bees buzzed.

Know Your Softwoods

Easy guide to the properties of various softwoods used for furniture and other interior decor work, including strength, color, texture and uses. Now you can be sure you are using the right wood for the right job.

Selling Home-Grown Tea Herbs

There are numerous ways to package dried herbal teas for sale, from tea-themed gift baskets to home spa tea collections.

No Regrets: 10 Key Things to Consider Before Moving to the Country

The country lifestyle is not for everyone. It's all about preparation. Knowing what you're getting into with a rural property. And being honest with yourself. Is country living really for you?

Different Land Clearing Methods

Land clearing is not an easy task. However, there are experts who can help you get the job well done and on time.

Small Mites Causing Big Problems for Honey Bees

While the average gardener can’t help honey bees fight varroa mites, what they can do is help in another important way – by planting pollinator-friendly gardens.

Farming with Aquaponics

What species or types of fish can be used in the aquaponic system? What fruits, vegetables, and plants can be grown with this system? It is said that farming with aquaponics can be done in the home; is this true?

To Shroom or Not to Shroom – Know Your Mushrooms

Mushrooms, toadstools, fungus. They may look alike but if you're an amateur, you should refrain from picking them in the woods.

Packaging Your Honey

Once you harvest your honey you will need to store it. This article will talk you through what kind of containers to use.
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