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L. Woodrow Ross

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L. Woodrow Ross lives in upstate South Carolina with his lovely wife Margaret. As a freelance writer and photographer, he has written more than 500 articles for local newspapers and contributed to Rethink Rural, Carolina Sportsman, Primitive Archer Magazine, Palmetto Gills and Game and a number of online resources. In addition, he has 35 books on Amazon Kindle on topics such as "how-to" outdoor books, a historical novel, two suspense novels, a suspense novella, an Alaska travel guide, Greater Yellowstone destination guide and more. He is a primitive and survival skills instructor and enjoys most things involving outdoor sports.

Recent Posts

All About Raising Alpacas: An Interview With Pat Waters

All About Raising Alpacas: An Interview With Pat Waters

Alpacas are herd animals that are domesticated relatives of the camel family. They were originally located in South America (primarily Peru, Chile...

How to Transition Your Garden to Perennials this Fall

How to Transition Your Garden to Perennials this Fall

Do you spend big dollars every spring and fall to purchase new bedding plants for your flower beds? If so, you might find that transitioning to...

When to Repair, Replace or Recycle Your Farm/Garden Tools

When to Repair, Replace or Recycle Your Farm/Garden Tools

In our modern “cast-aside” society, we often see items discarded that are easily repairable or recyclable. We need look no further than our recent...

Raising Game Birds For Profit Or Pleasure

Raising Game Birds For Profit Or Pleasure

Raising game birds is a demanding process, but has it’s rewards in the form of nutrition, financial benefits or in support of the shooting sports....

Meet Lisa MarinA Model of SelfSufficiency

Meet Lisa Marin---A Model of Self-Sufficiency

We often hear words, but we don’t really listen. I am often guilty of not being a good listener. My wife, Margaret, had often mentioned the...
Improving Tree Esthetics  A Landscape Project from Start to Finish

Improving Tree Esthetics — A Landscape Project from Start to Finish

We all have projects that seem to linger on our “to do” list. They may be nagging items that we never have the time allocated to complete, or they...

7 Gardening Tips to Save You Time and Money

7 Gardening Tips to Save You Time and Money

There are certain things the wise gardener can do to save money and effort. These things are simple and easy to apply at any scale. And once you...

A Trail Building Tutorial for Recreational Land

A Trail Building Tutorial for Recreational Land

A recreational property, or any piece of wooded land, is not complete without some type of trail system. A trail building novice turned expert...

Surviving Cold Weather due to Catastrophic Events

Surviving Cold Weather due to Catastrophic Events

Recent catastrophic weather events in Texas have wreaked havoc on residents and businesses alike. The abnormal weather conditions have caused...

How to Beautify Your Property with Ornamentals

How to Beautify Your Property with Ornamentals

Blooming ornamentals can add so much to your rural property, no matter what the size. With some careful thought and planning, they can transform a...