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.

Farm Chores: Growing Up on the Family Farm

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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

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


Missouri Girl Drove Ford Tractor, Helped Harvest on the Family Farm

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A Missouri woman recalls driving a Ford Tractor as a child during the war years to help her father harvest on the family farm


Missouri Woman Recalls Hay Baling on the Family Farm

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A Missouri woman remembers hay baling by old-time methods on her family farm


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Threshing Rings and the Family Farm

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Illinois woman recalls the goings-on during threshing time at her family farm


Haying Time on the Family Farm

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A New York woman recalls haying during World War II with a modified Federal truck and a buck rake


Oil-Pull Tractor: Hay Harvest on the Family Farm

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An Illinois man recalls harvest-time on his family farm, including his father's oil-pull tractor, binder and hay wagons


Threshing Was a Communal Event Among Several Family Farms

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An Iowa woman recalls threshing time on her family farm, and the flurry of activity that surrounded it