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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...

Karma Acres Farm Made Beekeeping Dream a Reality

Lisa Broward overcame health hazards and then set her sights on following through with a lifelong dream to buy land and keep bees.

The Buzz About Beekeeping: How to Start A Hive of Your Own

Expert beekeepers offer 5 tips to help you start your hive.

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...

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.

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...

Five Tips for Camping with Kids | Rethink:Rural

How do you make camping with kids even more fun? Outdoorsman and grandpa Jim Mize offers five tips to make camping a true adventure for young...

Mushroom Farming for Fun and Profit on Your Rural Land

Could mushroom farming be the ideal way to put your rural land to use? Best-selling author and medicinal mushroom expert Tradd Cotter shares how...