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.

Freezing Corn Was a Family Affair

Heart of the Home

Freezing corn fresh from the garden in summer means your family can enjoy delicious, home-grown corn in winter.

Young Woman Becomes Expert at Canning Vegetables

Heart of the Home

Woman recalls going from asking elders for advice on canning vegetables to becoming one of the elders.

Preserves Garden Vegetables by Sharing Surplus

Heart of the Home

Woman shares her rewarding experiences of preserving the bounty of her garden vegetables.

Enjoys Freezing and Canning Food From the Garden

Heart of the Home

Summers spent freezing and canning food for the winter months.


Stories of Natural Cures for Common Ailments

Heart of the Home

Readers share stories of old-fashioned natural cures.

Grandma’s Medical Treatment Consisted of Natural Remedies

Heart of the Home

Grandchildren were grateful for most of grandma’s natural remedies.

Sassafras Tea Used to Cleanse the Blood

Heart of the Home

Mom got old-fashioned sassafras tea recipe from Grandma.

Turnips Ease Pain in Heel

Heart of the Home

Neighbor’s remedy for pain in heel paid off.

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