Whether or not it was devised by clever Mexican potato growers, the cheap, easy to build, and space-saving potato tower is a unique alternative to rows, barrels, and other methods for planting, growing, and bringing in your season's spuds.
Putting a new roof on a mobile home and harvesting the worlds biggest sweet potato while growing for the first time Par-cel cutting celery and hauling horse manure from our parking area back to the garden.
Finding out how much manure an average chicken produces is a challenge.
Conestoga’s new manure spreader is built to last.
The black Friesian horse has a long and colorful place in European history.
Thoughts on the potentially fuzzy math of mpg calculations.
New feed is specially formulated to meet the unique nutritional needs of miniature horses and ponies
Shot on location in Ireland by an Irish production team, Horseware wanted to show the connection between horse and rider, and how Horseware is an everyday part of that relationship.
Using horses rather than tractors may turn out to be the greenest way to farm.
It can be very frustrating trying to find horse treats that are safe and healthy for our equine friends. So, why not make your own? In this post, Harper Slusher shares her recipe for natural horse treats.
Purina Horse Feed is partnering with A Home for Every Horse and www.Equine.com to launch a horse feed coupon giveaway for rescue shelters.
Horses enjoy a dip in the Tennessee River in the CU Photo of the Week.
Looking for the perfect horse for on the farm and in the arena? Well, look no further. The Haflinger has it all — size, strength, gentleness and trainability.
Manure-spreading day is a big event on the farm, for everyone from the chickens to the border collies. And it's part of a wonderful seasonal cycle that's the foundation of self-reliance and sustainability.
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and Bay Area homesteader Rachel discusses using manure in the garden, including which type of animal waste is best for which crops.
Researchers have found that inhaling a bitter substance calms and dilates the airways. Can sniffing horseradish also calm and soothe the mind? Sniffing horseradish works for Ellen Sandbeck; can it work for you?
In 2010 former horse-powered produce grower Michael Hari launched Equicert, a business that provides services to horse powered farms.
I've been living in my tipi for almost a month now. Last night, under a chorus of screech owl trills and whinnies, I spent a little time reflecting on some things I've learned about this curious way of living. Enjoy.
Hear the sleigh bells ringing in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
Cam finds getting around in the country, especially in the winter, so much easier with his 4X4 truck.
Pull up a chair and enjoy the view from my back porch. And the smell of fresh manure.
One of the realities of country life is having to get your septic tank pumped every few years.
Buying a tractor? How much tractor do you need? What are the horsepower requirements for mowing?
Otto and Jim, two American Belgian draft horses, demonstrate their impressive strength to visitors at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Puyallup, Washington.
The countdown to savings is on now at Morton Buildings.
I made a hole in the ground, and then decorated it with rocks!
We produce wonderful, organically approved soil products for the independent garden centers.
HealthyCoat offers high quality and a highly digestible source of Omega 3 & 6 essential fatty acids, Vitamin E and Lecithin, fortified with Niacin, Biotin and Vitamin B12.
A short history of my own horse riding adventures.
the head doesn't always rule the heart, even during drought
Foodborne pathogens such as E. coli can be spread by uncomposted manure from grain-fed cattle on high-concentraton factory farms. The E. coli outbreak in northern Germany reminds us to look twice at the quality of our manure.
One thing we can all agree on is that is time for things to change. So perhaps we need to look at the world more like prey and less like predators.
Check out these photos of some of the animal attendees at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR.
Explains the benefits of organic fertilizers such as rock phosphate, kelp, fish meal and greensand, and tells you how to get buy these materials at reasonable prices.
Edamame soybeans are tough,fast-maturing plants that can withstand extreme garden conditions. They have few problems with disease or insect pests. The green pods are delicious and high in protein, and make a good addition to an edible landscape.
Judy Mimranek shares her father's time-tested tip for digging a root pit and covering it with layers of straw and cow manure in order to store fruits and vegetables through the winter.
Discover the Ozarks region's natural beauty and adventure hot spots as told by Mike McArthy of Photozarks.