How Country Gardeners enjoy the Fall on their Land.
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Real people. Real stories. Real land.

Picking the Perfect Pumpkin: A guide to 17 heirloom pumpkin varieties

Picking the Perfect Pumpkin: Kentucky farm wife and gardener extraordinaire Catherine Ponds
offers a guide to 17 beautiful heirloom pumpkin varieties.

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Enjoying the Harvest of Country Living

Whether you're looking to feed your family in a more sustainable way or you want to feed your own appetite for gardening, having country acreage allows you to build out that garden you've been dreaming of. And, here in the South, we can enjoy a harvest almost year-round! In this month's newsletter, country residents share some of their favorite tips and techniques for gardening in the fall.

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Mother and Son picking vegetables in the garden

Maximizing the Yield of a Small Garden

With a few simple steps, you can maximize your harvest of delicious garden vegetables that can add to your diet, either fresh, canned or frozenRead More.

Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Seeds & Sources: A Kentucky Farmwife Shares Her Favorites

What are heirloom plants and seeds? Here is a guide to understanding heirloom plants and how you can bring them to your garden.  Read More.

Growing Kale in a Garden

Growing your own superfoods

Many superfoods are ridiculously easy and affordable to grow yourself…some can even be grown indoors with zero gardening experience. Read More.

Pulling weeds from fall garden

Simple fall garden prep trick = less spring weeds

Want weed-free garden beds without pesticides? The simple technique of tarping minimizes your time spent weeding while putting organic material back into the ground. Read More.

Comparing Ways to Finance Land

Comparing Ways to Finance Land

There are so many ways to finance a land purchase, but how do you know which is best for you? This handy one-page chart compares the benefits and risks of 8 finance methods side-by-side.

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Heartwood Farms

Enjoy the Rural Lifestyle!

Lots ranging from 6 to 24 acres
Nassau County, FL

Build your dream farm house, have room to ride four-wheelers or start raising your own chickens on these plentiful lots just 6 miles from I-95.

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Heartwood Farms

Springhaven Farms

A Southern-Living Dream

Lots ranging from 3 to 22 acres
Laurens County, GA

Build your country homestead or clear out space for farmland, all within close proximity to the small town of Dublin, GA, and 4 miles from I-16.

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Springhaven Farms


Perfect for the Country Pioneer!

Lots ranging from 11 to 16-acre
Walker County, TX

Iron Star has a prime location, only 18 miles from Huntsville, home to Sam Houston State University and only 11 miles from I-45 that runs from Houston to Dallas.

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Iron Star