Recent Blog Posts

  • Ice Fishing Safety Tips

    December 1, 2016
    Ice fishing is a unique and enjoyable winter activity, but it is far more dangerous than fishing in milder conditions at other times of the year. Good preparation, common sense and alertness are necessary to keep safe out on the ice.
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  • Do Your Best Birding in Winter

    December 1, 2016
    There is no need to wait for spring migration to enjoy birding. With the right preparation and expectations, winter can be your very best birding season.
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  • Caged Animal Care Tips

    October 15, 2016
    Many great pets – hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, mice, rabbits, birds, ferrets, sugar gliders and more – can be perfectly happy and at home in the right cage. But which cage is best and how can you offer the best care to a caged pet?
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  • DIY Indoor Succulent Garden

    October 1, 2016
    Houseplants have many wonderful benefits – they purify the air, enhance mood and even improve focus and concentration.
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  • Planning Your Fall Annual Planting

    September 16, 2016
    The end of summer doesn't need to mean the end of beautiful flowerbeds when you carefully plan fall annuals to make the most of every bit of the gardening season. There are great plants that can help extend your gardening season and create fabulous fall flowerbeds. Why Bother With Fall Annuals?
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  • Four Snacks Your Bird Will Love

    September 1, 2016
    Unlike some pets like cats and dogs, feeding birds certain types of food usually reserved for humans can actually be healthy for them. Here are just a few suggestions according to Alyson Burgess of About.
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  • Gardening During a Drought

    August 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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  • Adopting a Horse: What it Takes

    August 1, 2016
    Most horses are rescued due to owners who can no longer afford to care for them or they are breeds that people just don’t want. Anyone who has ever adopted any animal can tell you it’s a journey that’s not for everyone.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    July 1, 2016
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • Strawbale Gardening

    July 1, 2016
    Strawbale gardening is an easy and rustic type of container gardening and raised bed gardening combined – but is it right for you?
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