While the type of soil is important, location takes precedence when starting a vineyard for wine production.
Currants and gooseberries make great jams and pies
Gophers can cause a lot of damage on a farm. Here's what to do when these small mammals invade your small acreage: Trap them, set out bait or maybe even enlist the help of barn owls. If you decide to try a trap, make sure to set it in the main tunnel.