How To Prepare Your Pond for Spring

We worked with the state to build a wildlife refuge on part of our property that now houses a beautiful drinking pond and our new farm has a decorative pond – both required me to brush up on maintenance and preparation! Many people have installed garden ponds at their homes. They add interest to the garden, encourage […]

Spring Clean Your Lawn and Garden

What do you think of when you hear the term “Spring cleaning?” You more than likely think of de-cluttering and freshening up your home.  The same idea applies outdoors!  Now is a great time to Spring clean your lawn and garden to prepare them for a summer full of sunshine and fun. Gather the family […]

Rural Mom Farm Fresh Picks for April

April is here and for many of us, that means the start of Spring gardening! It’s also the month that celebrates National Arbor Day, which is a terrific excuse to celebrate the earth and add a few trees to your landscape. If you are a sustainable chick, it’s also time to catch up on what’s new and […]

42 Farm To Table Websites You Need to Read

When you are intent on making every page count and fitting in every morsel of information you know will benefit readers, unfortunately some sacrifices must be made in the publishing world to reach this goal.  In the case of my new book, Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening and Preserving […]