Farming In Your Own Back Yard

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Farming In Your Own Back Yard

If you live in a rural area, it isn't always easy to run to the store to grab a few veggies or a gallon of milk. However, if you can learn more about agriculture, you might be able to create impactful gardens and healthy livestock no matter where you live. I want to teach you the art of creating a little paradise in your own backyard, which is why I wrote these articles. As you read through the information provided here, try to remember how much money you spend each month at the grocery store. You might be able to save boatloads of money without sacrificing quality.

Top Features to Look for in Healthy Cattle Feed for Your Show Cattle

In general, all cattle have the same dietary and nutritional needs. However, when you are raising cattle for show purposes, it means you will be a little more concerned with how the feed you use affects the cow's overall appearance. Therefore, picking feed for your show cattle can be a little more astringent that picking cattle feed for the rest of your herd. There are so many different forms of cattle feed on the market, and few are marketed specifically as being fit for show animals. Read More 

Two Organic Farming Tips For Your New Crops

You might be happy about planting crops as part of your plan to have an organic farm plan. Crops that are grown on an all-natural farm can often taste better and be more beneficial to your health, so it's important to be smart about the way you get these crops started so you can experience all the benefits of this type of farming. These suggestions could prove to be helpful. Read More 

Tips For Caring For Your Newly Installed Sod

If you are having new sod installed in your front yard this spring, then it is vital that you understand how to properly care for it. Since sod is an investment, the last thing you want is for it to die before it becomes established. To properly care for your new sod, follow each of these time-tested tips: Tip: Properly Water the New Sod so It Becomes Established The most important thing you can do to help your sod establish itself and form roots down into the soil is to water it multiple times each day during its first couple of weeks. Read More 

6 Tips For Successfully Reseeding Your Lawn

After the snow melts, you might notice several areas on your lawn that have been destroyed by the cold weather. Patches of missing grass is unattractive and gives you mud pits when it rains. The best thing you can do is reseed your lawn in the springtime to make it look fabulous again. If you have never reseeded a lawn or it didn't work out for you in the past, here are some tips to make sure it turns out right. Read More