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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,...

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...

Companion Planting: Nature's Free Organic Pest Control

Companion Planting: Nature's Free Organic Pest Control

Tap into the many benefits of companion planting as an alternative to pesticides in the garden this spring. Use certain flowers and herbs to repel...

Reading Nature's Newspaper: How To Spot Evidence of Wildlife On Your Land

Reading Nature's Newspaper: How To Spot Evidence of Wildlife On Your Land

Are you curious about the wildlife that shares or runs through your property? While trail cams can help, there's no substitute for developing keen...

10 CountryFun Holiday Activities for Children and Grandchildren

10 Country-Fun Holiday Activities for Children and Grandchildren

Whether you're hosting a big family gathering or just have your kiddos home for the holidays, these 10 creative holiday activities will help keep...

5 ZeroWaste Ideas for ecofriendly Pumpkin Decor

5 Zero-Waste Ideas for eco-friendly Pumpkin Decor

As soon as fall arrives, so do the ornamental (and edible) pumpkins. Rethink:Rural writer, Mara Watts, shares a few ideas for minimizing waste and...

How a Growth Mindset Improved My Hunting

How a Growth Mindset Improved My Hunting

One new hunter shares the joys and challenges of her journey of getting started hunting as an adult.

The Importance of Wildlife Corridors the Landowner's Role in Preserving Biodiversity

The Importance of Wildlife Corridors & the Landowner's Role in Preserving Biodiversity

Discover how wildlife corridors are helping reconnect fragmented sections of animal habitat while increasing human safety, plus how to use your rural...

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...

Fishing Saltwater: How to Switch from Fresh to Saltwater Fly Fishing

Fishing Saltwater: How to Switch from Fresh to Saltwater Fly Fishing

Get step-by-step tips on how to convert your freshwater fishing gear to salt water from an angling expert.