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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 Carolina Sportsman, Primitive Archer Magazine and a number of online resources. In addition, he has 30 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

Autumn in the South: The Season Southerners Live For

Autumn in the South: The Season Southerners Live For

Fall in the south is a special time. We enjoy the last blooms of the beautiful flowers and watch in awe as the leaves show the first hint of color...

Want to Go OffGrid? Start By Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency

Want to Go Off-Grid? Start By Improving Your Home's Energy Efficiency

If your dreams include achieving an independent lifestyle, getting fully or partially off-grid, and saving money there's no better place to start...

How to Deal With Drainage IssuesA Cautionary Tale

How to Deal With Drainage Issues---A Cautionary Tale

Summer in the south comes with plenty of heavy afternoon thundershowers...accompanied by the looming threat of hurricane season. Which is why NOW...

The Beginner's Guide to Prepping

The Beginner's Guide to Prepping

We all like to think that we can cope with any situation that might arise, but as COVID-19 has revealed, some things are beyond our control....

Meet the Mason Bee: A Solution to Declining Honeybee Populations

Meet the Mason Bee: A Solution to Declining Honeybee Populations

The news of the collapse of honeybee populations in recent years has created much concern about the loss of their ability to pollinate a wide...

Staying Home Offers An Opportunity to Renew Old Skills...and Learn New Ones

Staying Home Offers An Opportunity to Renew Old Skills...and Learn New Ones

Many of us have a tendency to take things for granted. We have our way of thinking and doing things, and don’t want to change. We also tend to...

Primitive Crafts and Survival Skills for Uncertain Times

Primitive Crafts and Survival Skills for Uncertain Times

The transition from urban life to the rural life give us the opportunity to embrace new skills. Survival expert, L. Woodrow Ross, shares how...

Incorporating Fruiting Perennials into Rural Landscapes

Incorporating Fruiting Perennials into Rural Landscapes

Space is valuable and we need to take advantage of "lost" space on our property. Fruiting perennial bushes, trees and vines can be an excellent...

Everything you need to know about tree, bush and vine pruning

Everything you need to know about tree, bush and vine pruning

Pruning trees and bushes isn’t difficult, but proper tools, timing and technique are essential. L. Woodrow Ross shares his step-by-step tips to...

Tips for Selecting Deer Hunting Land (and why small acreage may be best)

Tips for Selecting Deer Hunting Land (and why small acreage may be best)

Looking for deer hunting property? Wondering what makes one property superior to another? Hunting and survival expert, L. Woodrow Ross, shares his...