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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

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.

Holiday Decorating with Nature's Beauty

Sick of storebought holiday decor? Outdoorsman L. Woodrow Ross explains how to use natural items from your own property to decorate for the...

How to Add a Fish Pond or Water Garden To Your Land

Small fish ponds offer endless possibilities for creating unique nooks within your property and may be designed for any size landscape or budget....

6 Tips to Maintain Plant and Wildlife Diversity when Clearing Your Land

Hasty decisions about what to remove when clearing new property for trails and other enhancements may result in less than satisfactory results....

The Importance of Grist Mills in Rural America

Grist mills (also called gristmills) have been in existence for thousands of years. The oldest recorded grist mill was dated to 71 B.C. in Asia...