Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter Poultry Care

    December 15, 2013
    Chickens are much tougher than they appear and they only need a little extra care during the winter months. Here are a few essential tips to consider when caring for your chickens throughout the winter.
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  • Heated Bird Baths

    December 1, 2013
    By providing a heated bird bath, backyard birders give their flock an advantage when the world is frozen, and liquid water can attract even more birds to a winter backyard.
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  • Getting Ready for Winter

    November 15, 2013
    Plan ahead to protect your home and property from winter storm damage.
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  • Gardening Tips for November

    November 1, 2013
    You've raked up the leaves but the snow hasn't fallen yet. There are still things in the lawn and garden that need to be done!
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  • Preparing Perennials for Winter

    October 15, 2013
    Perennials can be an easy addition to your flowerbeds that you can enjoy year after year, but without the proper preparation for winter even the hardiest perennials can struggle and may not survive the coldest months.
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  • 11 Fall Pet Dangers to Avoid

    October 1, 2013
    The crisp chill of autumn is upon us, that means changing leaves, cozy sweaters, and lots of holidays. But along with all that excitement comes some dangers for your adorable pooch and kitty. Find out the top 11 fall pet dangers to avoid.
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  • Maintaining your pastures

    September 15, 2013
    What can you do in the fall months to preserve and utilize pasture? Even under cool soil temperatures, cool season grasses can produce shoots and new sprouts from the mother plants. Undergrazing can be a problem since horses prefer lush new growth to stemmy, older plants.
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  • Solutions for Common Late Summer and Fall Lawn Problems

    September 1, 2013
    The growing season for your lawn is almost over. You might think that all that remains is a quick mow to tidy things up until next spring. You would be quite wrong. Once weeds have appeared in the spring, the seeds are set and your battle with them could take years. - See more at: http://www.
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  • Troubleshooting Canning Problems

    August 15, 2013
    Sometimes, even those who have been home canning for years may run into problems with their food-filled jars. Some problems are related to the condition of the jars or lids and/or how they were filled. Others relate to spoilage of the food or changes the food may have undergone during processing.
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  • What to Compost

    August 1, 2013
    Creating a compost pile is the ultimate in recycling, turning your trash into nutrient-rich black gold for your garden, flowerbeds, or planting containers. - See more at: http://www. agway. com/know_how/lawn_and_garden/garden/what_to_compost. html#sthash. cLqPh06p. dpuf
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