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 […]

25 Awesome Earth Day Activities and Crafts

I’m sure that by now you know that Earth Day is one of my favorite holidays! Naturally, we are celebrating it here at Rural Mom with awesome Earth Day activities and crafts! Obviously, as my boys have gotten older, we’ve graduated from doing kid crafts to more cleaning up the neighborhood type activities. Still, we […]

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 […]