Category Archives: General Information

DIY Compost Bin and Tips for Composting Beginners

For a homesteader or someone that wants to be more self-sustaining, a compost pile is a must have. One bin can improve the health of your garden, increase your crop yield, and reduce your families waste. You can purchase different styles of compost bins or make them yourself. To get you started, I’ll tell you how to make a quick, simple compost bin and share a few tips for composting success.

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11 Grilling Accessories Every Avid Griller Should Have

The wait is finally over. Grilling season is here! But, before you slap on those burgers and brats, Rural King has eleven grilling accessories you need if you’re an avid griller. Up your grilling game with these tools that make it possible to cook breakfast, lunch, and dinner in your backyard!

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Rural King’s Fairy Garden Guide

Fairy gardens are a perfect way to bring magic to your backyard. Creating a fairy garden is very simple, fun for the kids and grandkids, and it can cost little to nothing if you like crafting and being creative. Rural King has joined the fairy garden fan club! Today, we’ll teach you how to create 3 fairy garden landscapes using tools and materials that you can pick up at Rural King. Once you know how to make your own display, enter to win up to $100 in our Fairy Garden Contest!

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Fencing 101: Basics for Your Farm

Proper fencing is essential on the farm; keeping livestock in, pests out. With so many options to choose from, it can be tough to find the right fencing for your project. The information below will help you choose the right fencing for you and give you some tips and tricks for installation.

razor wire farm fence

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Mineral Supplements Your Dairy and Beef Cattle May Need

Like us, cattle get the protein and nutrients they need from their feed and forage. Many times throughout the year, feed and forage just aren’t enough to get proper cattle nutrition. Mineral and protein supplements are like multivitamins for cows. Both beef and dairy cattle need mineral supplements throughout the year. Find out when you should supplement minerals, like magnesium and phosphorus, and the benefits of adding a supplement to your herd’s diet.

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