Instantly Identify any Plant or Tree with PlantSnap!

Buying a new home is a crazy-exciting time, but when the process is done and the joy bubble dissipates, you wind up with a to-do list ten miles long and a bazillion questions to go with it!  Thanks to my partnership with PlantSnap, I’m knocking one very important item off my checklist – the identification […]

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 […]