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L. Woodrow Ross

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 Carolina Sportsman, Traditional Archer magazine and a number of online resources. In addition, he has 22 books on Amazon Kindle on topics such as "how-to" outdoor books, a historical novel, two suspense novel, 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

Five Food Preservation Methods to Help Extend Your Summer Garden Enjoyment

Don't let surplus summer garden vegetables and fruit go to waste! By using one or several of the techniques we will discuss below, you can reduce...

Tips to Develop A Master Garden Plan

You can get more vegetables – and better quality plants – from your garden by taking steps to plan out what you will do ahead of time. Our outdoor...

The Sounds of Nature

Rural residents have a special environment relative to sounds. Rather than being bombarded by city noise, they are surrounded by the tranquil...

Home Protection Tips for Rural Properties

Crime in rural areas is significantly lower than that in urban areas, but taking these  steps to protect your investment in your property will...

Unexpected Benefits of Hunting

In addition to the value of harvesting low-fat, high-protein meat for the table, there are many benefits that factor into the decision to be a...

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 frozen....

How to Attract Wildlife on Rural Property

Attracting wildlife onto your land makes it much more interesting. Here are some tips to assess the wildlife population on your property and some...

How to Do Due Diligence Before Buying Rural Land

Thinking of buying rural land? A real estate agent offers tips to help make the best possible decision in selecting property that will meet your...

Cooking over Wood: Cast Iron Cooking Techniques and More | Rethink:Rural

There’s nothing better than food cooked with a wood fire, including cast iron cooking over an open flame. Master the art of preparing wood-fired...

Yard Maintenance Tips for the New Year

Did you know the beginning of the new year is a great time to prepare your property for spring? Here are a few tasks to get you started.