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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  • Gardening Tips for December

    December 1, 2013
    There are plenty of things you can be doing through the fall and winter months to continue enjoying the pleasures of gardening. Winter is also an excellent time to read up on gardening and plan your garden for next year.
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  • Forcing Spring-Blooming Bulbs in Winter

    November 15, 2013
    Most spring-blooming bulbs can be forced into bloom. The most common choices are hyacinths, tulips, narcissus, grape hyacinths and crocuses
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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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  • Caring for Garden Mums

    October 15, 2013
    Garden mums burst forth in brilliant falls hues when other perennials are fading fast. Combine them with pansies and ornamental cabbages and kale for a gorgeous fall display that will last well into early winter.
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  • Gardening Tips for October

    October 1, 2013
    If you didn't get to it in September, there's still time to take care of the lawn and garden before winter sets in.
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  • How Birds Migrate

    September 15, 2013
    Depending on the species, birds may migrate hundreds, thousands or even tens of thousands of miles every year.
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  • Fall Overseeding

    September 1, 2013
    The best time of year to reseed your existing lawn is in the fall. In most areas of the United States, the ideal is to sow the grass seed in late August or September. It will germinate while temperatures are relatively warm, then grow and mature as temperatures begin to cool.
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  • Pest Control Around the Home

    August 15, 2013
    You love your home and you have to continue trying to make it, "just right," for you, your family, and your pets.
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  • Draught Healthy Lawns

    August 1, 2013
    Lush green grass is the ultimate symbol of summer, but when a drought strikes lawns can quickly turn brown and brittle. At the same time, many cities will enforce water restrictions and encourage conservation, so how can homeowners still have a green lawn even while they conserve water?
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