Recent Blog Posts

  • Flea & Tick Control

    May 15, 2014
    Cats and dogs can be warm, wonderful companions. However, those companions will often most likely bring other parasitic creatures into your lives that are not at all welcome.
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  • Gardening Tips for May

    May 1, 2014
    May's weather is anything but predictable. Pay attention to weather forecast and warnings. April showers may have brought more than just flowers or nothing at all.
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  • A Guide to Fairy Gardens

    April 15, 2014
    For centuries mankind has been fascinated by legends of fairies. With a bit of fairy lore, some imagination, and just a small patch of space you can create a garden of whimsy, an open invitation to fairies to come and frolic.
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  • Gardening Tips for April

    April 1, 2014
    Spring is finally here!   While there is much to do in your yard and garden this month, don't get discouraged!   There is plenty of time in the month to get to everything without overdoing it!
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  • Make Your Bird Bath Better

    March 15, 2014
    There are eight simple ways you can improve your bird bath, however, and a better bird bath will attract even more birds.
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  • Test Your Soil’s pH Level

    March 1, 2014
    A soil test is a measure of the soil's ability to supply nutrients to growing plants. This analysis provides a guide to the soil pH and nutrient levels. This helps gardeners determine the right amount of lime and the type of fertilizer needed to grow the desired crops.
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  • What You Need to Start Seeds Indoors

    February 15, 2014
    Starting seeds indoors is a great way to ensure earlier blooms and an earlier harvest from your garden, and allows you to choose longer-growing cultivars to enjoy. Enterprising gardeners can enjoy starting seeds throughout the winter, if they have the right tools to get the seeds growing.
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  • The Great Backyard Bird Count

    February 1, 2014
    The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual 4-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are.
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  • Keeping Your Dog Clean in the Wintertime

    January 15, 2014
    Few seasons of the year can be more fun than wintertime for a pet owner. Any dog owner knows how much their pet loves to play in freshly packed snow. But keeping your dog clean during this time of year can be a real challenge.
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  • Winter Poultry Care

    January 1, 2014
    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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