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The North American Farmer | Resources For Farming, Growing Plants, Gardening, and More

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Farming Family Tradition

Our family has done it this way for 100 years and we have had great success. There is an art to farming and it is passed down through generations. Read more articles on life around the farm in our seasonal articles and advice section.

wonder of farm science

Remember all that biology you couldn't wait to forget back in high school? Well, we've got it all here written in a way everyone can understand. Learn how simple plant and earth science can help increase your bottom line.

gardening

From vegetables to herbs and lots of flowers to go with it we have you covered. With over 150 pages of gardening 'how to' articles learn how to grow and harvest your favorite garden crop.

Phytoplasms

Phytoplasms are the main cause of plant death and more than 600 plant diseases are caused by these organisms.

flowers

Learn how to grow plants, such as Brown-Eyed Susans or Rudbeckia shown above, and add color and variety to your garden.

Flowers

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Gazania

Some people are not so fond of gazania because they see it as weeds—we are aware of this fact, and...

Vegetables

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Sweet Corn

Sweet corn is a warm season vegetable, easily grown in any garden patch that receives enough...

Fruits

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Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe, sometimes called muskmelon, is a tender, warm season melon. Most North American...

Herbs

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Cilantro

Cilantro, often called Chinese Parsley, was originated in the Mediterranean. It is common in Mexican, Caribbean and Asian dishes. In fact, no salsa is complete without Cilantro. Well, Cilantro has quite a distinctive taste, some say it’s soapy, while others say it is kind of "buggy".