Recent Blog Posts

  • Don't Forget to Fertilize Your Lawn This Fall

    October 15, 2016
    Grass blades may be going dormant in late summer, but your lawn's roots are still developing and fall is the ideal time for fertilizing.
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  • Bird Feeding Tips for Fall

    October 1, 2016
    As the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. Most bird lovers assume that as the weather cools and mass migration sweeps in, their beloved winged friends don't need human assistance in finding food; they can forage for it themselves.
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  • September Garden Tips

    September 15, 2016
    The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.
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  • Learning About Different Bird Seeds

    September 1, 2016
    There are many different types of birdseed, but which is best for your birds and feeders? Understanding the different options and which birds prefer them can help you choose just the right treats for your backyard buffet.
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  • Three Helpful Tips for Birdhouse Placement

    August 15, 2016
    You’ve either just built a birdhouse or you bought one and now you’d like to know where to put it to attract the birds. Here are three tips on positioning your birdhouse.
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  • Your Guide to Soil Maintenance

    August 1, 2016
    Is your turf thin and scraggly? Do your landscaping plants show very little growth? Are your flowerbeds dull? Is your garden producing poorly? Your soil may be the culprit, and proper maintenance is the key to improving growth, plant health and productivity all over your yard.
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  • The Importance of a Water Source for Birds

    July 15, 2016
    Bird baths are a common feature in many yards, but do birds really need them? There are many natural sources of water, but why is water so important to birds, and what role do bird baths play?
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  • The Differences between Charcoal and Gas Grills

    June 15, 2016
    People who love to grill will often tell you their opinion on whether they think gas or charcoal grills are better for cooking up those burgers and bratwurst.
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  • Tips for Placing Your Hummingbird Feeder

    June 1, 2016
    A hummingbird feeder can bring great joy and amazing hummingbird activity to your backyard, but you need to position the feeder properly so you don't miss an instant of the action. Where should you put your hummingbird feeder?
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  • How to Control Mites and Lice on Chickens

    May 15, 2016
    Mites and lice can be troublesome parasites in any chicken flock, causing a range of problems and decreasing the flock's productivity.
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