Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Use Flowers to Attract Different Types of Wild Birds

    May 1, 2013
    In addition to adding bird feeders and filling up a bird bath, you can also attract wild birds by planting seed bearing flowers to your landscape. • Common Seed-Bearing Flower Types: There are several types of seed- bearing flowers that wild birds tend to be attracted to.
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  • Organic Gardening Tips

    May 1, 2013
    In today’s society organic gardening is more popular than ever as gardeners attempt to avoid artificial fertilizers and the sometimes-harmful chemicals in pest control. People are more conscious about what they eat, and want the freshest and healthiest food possible.
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  • Details Of Your Birdhouse That Should Not Be Overlooked

    April 1, 2013
    When putting up a birdhouse, you are putting it up the elements and probably expect birds to actually live in it. With those two things, here are some standards that birdhouses should meet to help maintain their effectiveness as living quarters.
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  • Caring For Your Lawn in the Spring

    April 1, 2013
    Neglecting your lawn at this time of year will result in damage that lasts through all four seasons. Therefore, it is important to know what you must do to take care of your lawn in the spring so that you can enjoy a lush, green lawn all year, every year.
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  • Fanciful Finches

    April 1, 2013
    Did You Know? Finches are one of the smallest birds on the Earth and belong to the largest bird family. Finches range in length from about 4 to 11 inches.
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  • Knowing When You Can Plant in the Spring

    March 1, 2013
    Quite often, your soil can be either too hard or wet in the spring to even consider trying to plant. Eventually you’ll be able to plant something, but when?
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  • Spring Cleaning Barn Maintenance Tips

    March 1, 2013
    Clean stalls right down to the floor and allow them to dry thoroughly on a bright breezy day. Let as much sunlight in as possible - it's a great disinfectant. Stalls with dirt floors may need to have the top layer removed and new soil brought in.
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  • The Importance of Extra Hay During Winter Months

    February 1, 2013
    It is true that during the winter months riding your horse can become a scarce occasion. This means that your horse’s diet must also change. Since the horse is not as active during these cold months, it requires fewer calories.
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  • How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birds

    February 1, 2013
    Different birds have different feeding styles and preferences. Knowing the specific types of birds you wish to attract will assist in getting the right kinds of feeders to attract the desired types. To attract the greatest variety, it’s best to provide several different feeder types.
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  • Seed Starting & Hydroponics

    January 5, 2013
    What is hydroponics? Hydroponics is the method of growing plants without soil. Instead of nutrients in the soil, plants thrive on a nutrient solution which contains the minerals that the plants need.
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