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Six Ways to Survive Winter i...

I’m one of the few people I know who flinches when I see the leaves change here in Kentucky, and I take no joy in the appearance of pumpkins outside the grocery store. To me, autum...

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Keep Indoor Plants Healthy a...

Anyone who has grown houseplants has probably dealt with fungus gnats, aphids, spider mites and other insects that can infest indoor plants. In addition to insect pests, dry air co...

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Tips to prepare your home fo...

Living the acreage life sometimes means foregoing a summer vacation. Although the kids are out of school, few folks can get away when the crops need planted, tended, or harvested. ...

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Garden & Landscape

Cover crops have surprisi...

It was an unusual sight: Barley and hairy vetch growing vigorously in a high tunnel at Lol...

Seasonal Living

Haunted Country

Get your Halloween goosebumps at these eerie haunts  

Acreage Accents

A Franchise Opportunity L...

Boulder Designs Landowners and businesses alike are looking for solid, attractive, and att...

Seasonal Living

Fall Into a Fitness Routi...

Fall is notorious for comfort foods like pumpkin spice lattes and game day nachos. Combine...

Country Journal

5 Tips to Take Pets on Tr...

If your next big excursion is on hold until you can make arrangements for your four-legged...

Acreage Accents

Make the Most of Outdoor ...

For many music lovers, there are few things better than an evening spent at a concert, spr...

Seasonal Living

Five Terrific Trees to Pl...

Spring isn’t the only planting season. Fall is also a great time for planting. In fact, th...

Hearth & Home

The Bark With A Bite, Cin...

I ate my weight in cinnamon toast as a child. The crisp, white bread warm from the toaster...

Acreage Accents

Reflections on a Country ...

It flickers, in an enchanting and mesmerizing way, and as it flickers, it crackles. Its fl...

Country Journal

School Bus Safety 101

For millions of school-age children in the United States, each day begins – and ends – wit...

Hearth & Home

5 Ways to Give Your Body ...

Balancing work and life is no small proposition, and when things heat up, it can be easy t...

Country Kitchen

Flavorful Foods for Outdo...

Summer can be jam-packed with camps, family reunions and more, and people can sometimes mi...

Hearth & Home

‘C’mon In—The Water’s Fin...

Tips on swimming hole safety Who doesn’t have a joyful memory from their youth of jumping ...

Hearth & Home, Country Kitchen

Drink Up!

  Beat the summer heat with homemade thirst quenchers When your family members are droppin...

Hearth & Home

Barn Dreams

Who wouldn’t love being raised in these dream barns? These days, barns are places where yo...

Country Kitchen

Kick Up Those Tastebuds

Incredible Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Glaze During these sizzling days of summer havin...

Garden & Landscape

You’ve Got a Friend in Be...

They say that April showers bring May flowers, and that is good news indeed for beekeepers...

Garden & Landscape

No Garden? No Problem! Ti...

Planting a garden is a traditional springtime activity. But what if you don’t have enough ...

Country Journal

The Poetry of Spring

When I was eight years old, I wrote two poems. The first one was a tribute to the American...

Country Kitchen

Low ’n Slow - Smokers inf...

Two hundred years ago is wasn’t uncommon for a prosperous homeowner to own a smoke-house, ...

Garden & Landscape

Springtime Mower Prep - H...

Your lawnmower may have hummed along perfectly all last summer, but after a long winter, i...

Country Journal

Soundtrack of the Farm

You probably saw those words—soundtrack of the farm—and assumed that you were about to rea...

Hearth & Home

When Life Gives You Sunsh...

Ever since I can remember, I’ve wanted to grow lemons. When we lived in Florida, our backy...

Garden & Landscape

What Do You Feel Like Eat...

Winter is the traditional time to relax in a comfortable armchair, flip through mail order...

Country Journal, Features

The Wonder Of Snow

It's a snowy January morning and my nose is cold. I'm bundled up in layers and layers of w...

Features

Six Things You Didn’t Kno...

Flying to rooftops isn’t one of them Thanks to ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and other ...

Features

Names On The Wagon

I'm riding the hay wagon on a bright and beautiful summer afternoon and I'm right in the t...

Country Journal

Farming Is Hard

Farming is filled with beautiful things, like picturesque red barns and rows of corn and s...

Country Journal

What to Read This Summer,...

If you've been a reader of this column for a while, you might recall the first installment...

Country Journal

The Sweet Scent of Summer...

Have you opened a new box of crayons lately? That distinctive scent is like no other, and ...

Features

​Book Series Teaches Abou...

Busy on the Farm: with Casey & Friends, the sixth in a series of books for children ages f...

Garden & Landscape

The Humble Seed Packet

There's a lot of hope in a seed packet. You might not think it to look at it—because a see...

Features

Spring Snow

A late spring storm swirls wildly outdoors. The wind howls mercilessly, the sky looms gray...

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