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5 Nontoxic and Natural Weed Killers for Healthier Gardens and Land

5 Non-toxic and Natural Weed Killers for Healthier Gardens and Land

Looking for natural weed killers that work? Here, our editor (and regenerative herb farmer) shares and compares 5 simple DIY non-toxic weed killers,...

Embrace the Garden Mess: The HowTos and Benefits of NoTill Gardening

Embrace the Garden Mess: The How-Tos and Benefits of No-Till Gardening

As spring sets in, gardeners everywhere begin to get the itch to go outside to till the garden. But before you crank up the tiller, allow us and a...

3 MultiFunctional Trees and Shrubs To Plant This Spring

3 Multi-Functional Trees and Shrubs To Plant This Spring

Are you considering adding trees or shrubs to your rural land this spring? Check out these 5+ beautiful multi-functional trees, shrubs and plants...

6 Tips for Celebrating Earth Day By Reducing Plastic On the Homestead

6 Tips for Celebrating Earth Day By Reducing Plastic On the Homestead

Happy Earth Day 2024! This year, we’re celebrating Earth Day’s theme, Planet vs. Plastics, with a few tips for reducing plastic waste on the...

Looking for Land For Sale in Texas? 9 Reasons To Consider Walker County

Looking for Land For Sale in Texas? 9 Reasons To Consider Walker County

Are you looking for land in Texas? If so, here are 9 reasons to consider looking for land for sale in Walker County, Texas plus tips and resources on...

Looking For Land For Sale In Texas? 10 Reasons To Consider Polk County

Looking For Land For Sale In Texas? 10 Reasons To Consider Polk County

Are you looking for land for sale in Texas? Here, we share 10 compelling reasons to consider buying land in beautiful Polk County, Texas.

Why Outdoor Lovers Should Buy Land in Alabama

Why Outdoor Lovers Should Buy Land in Alabama

This state’s diverse features—from Appalachian forests to open prairies to Gulf Coast beaches and bayous—make it the perfect haven for pursuing an...

20 Hobby Farming  Homesteading Gift Ideas for the Holidays

20 Hobby Farming & Homesteading Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Discover 20 one-of-kind hobby farming & homesteading gift ideas any back-to-the-lander, off-gridder, gardener or farmer will love.

Best Homesteading Resources for Beginners

Best Homesteading Resources for Beginners

If you are planning to join the homesteading movement, we at Rethink:Rural recommend seeking out reliable resources to guide you on your way. In this...

Introduction to Seed Saving

Introduction to Seed Saving

Seed saving is a fun, easy, and valuable skill for homesteaders and gardeners alike. We talk with the founder of a seed company to learn more about...