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How To Train Your Chickens to Come When Called in One Week

When you join the backyard chicken movement, you find yourself doing things you never thought you would be doing. Things like massaging a hen’s breast that has an impacted crop, carefully cleaning poop off of a fluffy little chick’s bottom, or running around the yard trying to get your free-range girls back in the run. Above all, there are a lot of herding chickens.Read more“How To Train Your Chickens to Come When Called in One Week”

WELLBEING | Brilliant Books to Inspire Your Outdoor Adventures & Wellbeing


I love a good book and often pick up recommendations from the most unlikely of places. I usually have 3 or 4 books on the go at any one time and always take a book away with me on camping trips. Recently, I’ve read some brilliant books from some incredible authors, most of whom are female, so I thought I’d share them with you. Read more“WELLBEING | Brilliant Books to Inspire Your Outdoor Adventures & Wellbeing”

GLAMPING | Our Colorful Crazy Glamping Micro Wedding Featured by Rock n’ Roll Bride


Our cake designer described our cake as a “dinosaur disco wedding cake” which is a great introduction to the sense of playful irreverence we injected into our big (small) wedding day. Read on to find out all about our DIY glamping micro wedding held earlier this year.Read more“GLAMPING | Our Colorful Crazy Glamping Micro Wedding Featured by Rock n’ Roll Bride”

Take Your Kids Ice Fishing This Winter

Looking for another way to get your kids outdoors this winter? Bundle them up and head out to a frozen lake for a day of ice fishing. This is the second year I’ve taken my toddler-age son hardwater fishing and each time we go, we’re able to stay out a little bit longer than before.

Like any outdoor activity you introduce to your child, preparation is key along with setting realistic expectations. Here are four ways to make sure your kids have an enjoyable time while ice fishing.

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How and When to Prune Your Christmas Cactus (and Why You Need to)

Blooming Thanksgiving cactus
Wait, you’re supposed to prune these things?

If you’re a Rural Sprout regular, then it’s probably safe to say you know I’m a huge fan of Christmas cactuses. And by Christmas cactuses, I mean all varieties of schlumbergera – no matter when they bloom; Christmas, Thanksgiving or Easter.Read more“How and When to Prune Your Christmas Cactus (and Why You Need to)”

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