Recent Blog Posts

  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 15, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • Gardening During a Drought

    July 1, 2016
    Droughts happen year after year and can be a gardener’s worse nightmare. They hurt your plants, dry up the soil, and create a negative environment in which plants have trouble growing. The most obvious affect that a drought has on your garden is the way it makes your plants look.
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  • How to Avoid 10 Common Lawn and Garden Problems

    June 15, 2016
    No matter how well you care for your lawn, some pests and problems are bound to appear, but you can be prepared for these top 10 common lawn and garden problems and take steps right away to minimize any unwanted difficulties.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultry

    June 1, 2016
    They say raising poultry is all about feed, water, heat and light. But in the summer, beating the heat is a top priority. Severe heat stress can affect egg quality, size and hatchability. It can also increase the rate of mortality.
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  • Rules of Thumb for Pruning Flowering Shrubs

    May 15, 2016
    Pruning can be very beneficial – even essential – for flowering shrubs, but it can be intimidating to pick up a pair of shears and attack your favorite blooming bush. If you understand the general rules of thumb for pruning flowering shrubs, you can keep your shrubs even more beautiful.
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  • Backyard Bird Shelters

    May 1, 2016
    Backyard bird shelters are like tiny guest homes for the birds that frequent your backyard during all times of the year. I remember even as a kid when I built my first bird shelter in art class at school.
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  • April Gardening Tips

    April 15, 2016
    It’s almost that time of the year again. April is upon us and you know what that means. It’s time to break out your tools and go to work on your garden.
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  • 10 Best Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

    April 1, 2016
    Starting seeds indoors can seem intimidating for gardeners who may not have the greenest thumbs, but it's not hard to do with the right preparation and attentive care. Why Start Your Own Seeds?
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  • Benefits of Having a Rooster In Your Flock

    March 16, 2016
    Roosters can add many advantages to your home and to your flock. Some may see it as a bad idea, but there are many key benefits to having a rooster in your flock. Among these benefits include fertilization, behavior, defense and beauty.
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  • Tips On Raising Poultry

    March 1, 2016
    Raising chickens on your estate or even in your backyard is a very fulfilling activity that requires dedicated time and practice. No matter how large of an operation you’re running, there are many important tips on raising poultry that every beginner must be aware of.
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