Yard and Garden

Practical advice for gardening and yard maintence. Advice on growing flowers, trees, shrubs, vegetables, fruit and herbs. Plus, lawn care, structures and machinery.

18th Amendment Roundly Unpopular During the Depression Era in Chicago

CAPPER's Staff

Illinois man describes ways that people ignored the 18th Amendment in Chicago during the depression era

Fragrant Flowers

Rachel Paxton

Wisteria vine is a favorite spring flowering vine. 

Vegetable Gardening

Rachel Paxton

Starting vegetables indoors from seed. 

Skillet Recipe From the Depression Era

CAPPER's Staff

Missouri woman offers a skillet recipe from the depression era for enjoying the last of the garden vegetables


Memories of the Great Depression: Surviving the Depression Era

CAPPER's Staff

Kansas woman recalls the joys and hardships of surviving the Great Depression

Family Farm: The Miracle of the Wood Splitter

CAPPER's Staff

A Michigan woman briefly recounts a morning on her family farm, splitting wood with a wood splitter

Farm Chores: Growing Up on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

New York woman recalls the farm chores that had to be done while growing up on her family farm

Threshing Time on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

A Missouri woman discusses the way that threshing and harvesting grain was done in the late 1930s

Subscribe today

Capper's FarmerWant to rediscover what made grandma’s house the fun place we all remember? Capper’s Farmer — the newly restored publication from the rural know-how experts at Grit.com — updates the tried-and-true methods your grandparents used for cooking, crafting, gardening and so much more. Subscribe today and discover the joys of homemade living and homesteading insight — with a dash of modern living — that makes up the new Capper’s Farmer.

Save Even More Money with our automatic renewal savings plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $6 and get 4 issues of Capper's Farmer for only $16.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and I'll pay just $22.95 for a one year subscription!

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds

click me