Depending on where you live, pests are inevitable. When they are attacking your crops, you need to act fast. Below are some of the best ways to get rid of possums and other menaces. One of the most important factors of a stable economy is that how much it is dependent on importing the necessary […]
One question many of our Rural Living Today readers have in common is “Where do I start?” We’ve been addressing that question in several different ways, and today we have a great addition to our tool kits.
Jill Winger of The Prairie Homestead has written an excellent book called Your Custom Homestead. Jill describes it as a “How to Organize Your Thoughts, Dreams, and Ideas to Turn Them into a Unique Homestead” book.
Lettuce hydroponics – Are your leafy greens in the garden already? If not, you’re in luck. Lettuce hydroponics is a different way to grow that just might change how you think about gardening. Hydroponics is the practice of growing plants without soil, allowing their roots to come into contact with nutrient-dense water and oxygen to […]
Westinghouse Portable Generator – There are many good reasons why you may need a portable generator. They make a good backup for your home electricity especially in case of emergencies involving extreme weather. But you can also use them for a job site, for any outdoor party on your lawn, or when you want to […]
Livestock Guardian Animal – Before we moved to our rural property, we knew we would need some help protecting our future livestock from the local coyotes, black bears, and cougars. Here’s what we learned when deciding if we needed a livestock guardian animal. We knew that smaller mammals and rodents would also be an issue […]
Backyard Chicken Adoption – A few months ago, one of our hens, Pigwidgeon, went broody. She was soon joined (literally, in the same nest) by her pal Hedwig. Before long, April had taken over the nestbox in the other coop. Comparing the Best Chicken Swings Some hens will sit on a nest for a few days […]
Rural Living in Cyprus is a prime state that has cultural influences from Greece, Turkey and some Asian countries. This multicultural effect, economic stability and political stability have lured expats who come here to start or expand their businesses. According to Immigration Service experts, quite a good number of expats seek to know how they […]
Modernizing Your Rural Home – Just because you’ve chosen to live away from the hustle and bustle of the city doesn’t mean you have to forego all modern-day amenities. In fact, the technology of today has made it so you can enjoy almost all the things of urban life. Maybe even more without compromising the […]