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.

Bumper Crop: Planning for Pests Leads to Abundance on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Iowa woman remembers how learning to plant more than they needed led to a bumper crop, and the solution to money problems on their family farm


Learning How To Cook: Starting Out on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

An Alabama woman relates funny stories about learning how to cook, pick cotton, and other misadventures while learning to farm


Moving to the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Oklahoma man remembers the trials and triumphs of starting a family farm with his parents


Fall Care for Heat-Damaged Yards

Courtesy Family Features

Tips to help your lawn and landscape recover from the difficult summer, and spring back into shape next year.


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Images of Grasshoppers Invading Remain

CAPPER's Staff

Woman remembers images of grasshoppers destroying Kansas homestead in 1876.


Containers Make Gardening Easier

By Doris Myrle Morris

Tips on how to plan and start a container garden.


Gardening: Keeping your organic garden healthy

By C. Smith

Five tips every gardener should know.


Grow Beautiful Fall-Flowering Perennials

By Caleb Melchior

Here are five perennials that will give of their best from August onward, when cool weather returns.



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