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How This Couple Started a Backyard Nursery Business on their Rural Land

The Webbs started a daylily business from scratch with a next-to-nothing financial investment and a lot of hard work. Read their story and get...

top 10 land clearing tips from the experts

Wooded lots or timberland can offer an ideal alternative to hard-to-find open land and a great return on investment. The key is knowing how to get...

5 Lawn Care Tips to Start on Right Now

We can ignore our lawns and hope for the best as the cooler weather approaches, but come spring, we may regret that decision. There are a few...

How to Start a Successful Airbnb in the Country, from Scratch

Have you dreamed of designing and renting out a country retreat through a popular site like Airbnb.com? One family shares how they made their...

Top 6 Seed Companies to Order Organic, Heirloom and Hybrid Seeds

Kentucky Farmwife Catherine Pond offers an overview of her six favorite seed catalogs for hybrid, heirloom and organic vegetables.

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...

How to Build a Hunting Cabin on A Budget

Building a hunting cabin doesn't have to break the bank! Conestoga Log Homes offers tips on creating the cabin you're dreaming of without a price...

How Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Will Help You Turn Your Land into a Wildlife Paradise

The FWC offers two free programs to help Florida landowners attract, nurture and protect wildlife on their property.

Diversify Your Rural Land With Bubble Tents

Owning rural land affords land owners incredible opportunities for diversification and multiple streams of income.

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...