Cropland rental rates

We live in Alabama, but own some land in Northwest Ohio. It is about 16 acres of woods and 5 acres of open cropland. The current operator bought most of my parents farm from the estate, I retained a part for sentimental (not logical) reasons. Several years have passed, logic is suggesting a change. How do we find what would be a reasonable rent for the cropland?


Van Wert County OH about 1 hour ago

Revitalizing Neglected Hazelnut Trees

I recently bought a homestead / abandoned farm on the southern end of the Kitsap Peninsula, in Pierce County WA (Longbranch, 98351). There are 4 clusters of Hazel Nut trees that have been neglected for years that we would like to take care of, but we have little to no experience with nut trees. There are some partially rotted very large limbs, and above 7' the crowns are pretty much a rat's nest. All the trees produce a bounty of nuts and our sense is they would fare better and longer with some care. Unfortunately, we don't know where to begin and have been unable to find much information other than managing young trees.



Pierce County WA about 5 hours ago

dying Boston Fern

I am caring for 6 Boston ferns this winter in a friend's green house. There were a lot of brown fronds when I got these and they have not improved in the last 4 months. any ideas of what to do? Should I pull out all the dead fronds? mist daily? Do they need food?


Johnson County IA about 5 hours ago

Baby clamatis

We just bought 6 little pots of clamatis. It’s winter so they are all dormant of course. It may be another week before we can transplant them into much larger pots that will be more insulated. Until then, they’re in very tiny plastic pots. Because it’s getting down to 30 degrees at night, we are bringing them in so that the soil doesn’t freeze. So that my cats don’t mess with them, I’m putting them in a spare bathroom with the door shut at night, so they’re getting no sunlight at night. Does it matter if they get sunlight right now since they’re dormant? I’m trying to determine if I can just leave them safe in the dark bathroom until I can get them transplanted.


District of Columbia County DC about 6 hours ago

Lemon tree issue

Hello I live in Toronto and have my lemon trees in pots. Inside during the winter and outside for the rest of the year. This year when I brought the plants in - one of them immediately lost 40% of the leaves . Now months later the leaves have edge browning - and the tips are curling . On another plant some leaves are yellow. I have had these for 5 years - all care is the same. Thank you


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OUTSIDEUS about 9 hours ago

Frost dates

What are the average first and last frost dates for my property?

I am in Orchard Mesa, B 1/4 and 30 Rd.

I looked up Grand Junction, and my 81503 zip code on 7 different websites, and got 7 different answers.

Would appreciate knowing what you think the dates are. I realize these are only averages, and change from year to year.

Thank you!


Mesa County CO about 14 hours ago

Yard Design

Need help designing a front yard garden before spring, could anyone help out.



Lane County OR about 16 hours ago

Resource for new Apple grower

Hi I’m planting a number of standard sized apple andpear trees this spring (they’ll be my first) and I’m trying to find some resources to help make some decisions on how to set things up. One main question I have right now is that I ordered standard sized trees since I will have elk in the area and I’d like to keep most of the fruit out of their reach, however I’d like to avoid using a ladder to harvest. Maybe this is impossible, but it seems I could prune the trunk down low to create multi leader trees the limit just how high the tree will grow. Can you tell me where I could connect with some people that could help me figure this out?



Apache County AZ about 17 hours ago

solar-tempered greenhouse

David Bridges (503-481-3866) built a solar-tempered greenhouse (16' X 10') and is now looking for gardening help/advice.
I submitted this question to Wasco County Master Gardeners but they did not have experience with that type of greenhouse.
Submitted by Kim McCullough, Administrative Office Manager,
Wasco County Extension (541-993-1709)


Wasco County OR about 18 hours ago

Starting a No till garden in spring!

Can you start a no till garden in spring? If so, what layering materials should I use how long before planting to allow for proper material breakdown supporting veggie root growth?


Schenectady County NY about 18 hours ago

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