Recent Blog Posts

  • Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

    October 1, 2017
    With fall right around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before pumpkin becomes a part of our diet. However, did you know there are a number of benefits for using pumpkin in your dogs’ treats and foods?
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  • Don't Forget to Fertilize Your Lawn This Fall

    September 1, 2017
    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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  • What Is Bugging Your Garden?

    August 1, 2017
    Many gardeners have a love-hate relationship with the bugs in their garden. There are insects that are undeniably beneficial and great residents, as they enhance pollination, improve soil quality and defend plants against more aggressive, harmful bugs and other wildlife.
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  • Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticks

    August 1, 2017
    Fleas and ticks are no one's favorite guests, but dealing with these pests is an inevitable part of pet ownership. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get rid of fleas and ticks and prevent them from coming back.
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  • Natural Ways to Deter Deer

    July 1, 2017
    Deer may be elegant, attractive wildlife, but they can be some of the worst backyard and garden pests as they damage trees, eat gardens and flowerbeds, trample foliage and leave feces throughout the yard. While fences can be effective at keeping deer away, harsh barriers can also be eyesores.
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  • How to Solve Trailer Loading Issues with Your Horse

    June 1, 2017
    Any equine enthusiast is well aware with the struggles associated with loading a horse into a trailer. It’s natural for your horse to experience nervousness and anxiety when being loaded into a trailer whether it ‘s the first or fifteenth time.
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  • Growing Hops

    June 1, 2017
    Hops is a critical crop for brewing beer, and growing your own hops can make an impressive difference in the subtle flavors, aromas and bitterness of different brews.
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  • Safety Tips For Camping With Your Pet

    May 1, 2017
    Camping is one of the best ways to get the whole family immersed in the great outdoors. Fortunately, it’s also an activity that can also be enjoyed by your beloved family pet.
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  • Common Chick Diseases to Look Out For

    May 1, 2017
    A healthy chick will grow strong and be a productive member of your flock, but a sick chick can quickly infect other chicks or introduce diseases to the rest of your poultry.
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  • Think Spring! Getting Your Lawn In Shape

    April 4, 2017
    As you’re looking out your window, coffee cup in hand and all you see is snow I can understand that it must be hard to think about spring and your lawn. Yet, no matter how many feet of snow are still left, you should start giving some thought about getting your lawn into shape this spring.
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  • Fine Tune Your Gas Grill for the Grilling Season

    April 1, 2017
    Nothing says spring better than a rich, smoky barbecue aroma wafting on the breeze, but is your grill up to the task? After a long, chilly winter stored away, your gas grill may need some fine tuning to be ready for the tastiest spring and summer grilling.
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  • How Supplements Can Benefit Your Horse

    March 1, 2017
    Ideally, a natural grazing diet would meet all of your horse's nutritional needs, but that isn't always possible or practical. How, then, do you know if supplements are necessary, which ones may be best and how they can benefit your horse?
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  • 2017 Garden Trends

    March 1, 2017
    Gardening is an ancient art, hobby and passion, but there is always something new to try.
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  • Winter Poultry Care Tips

    February 1, 2017
    Whether you have chickens, ducks, geese or turkeys, poultry is well-equipped for winter weather and colder temperatures, but with a few easy steps you can help ensure their good health and happiness all winter long.
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  • Farming Through the Winter Freeze

    January 1, 2017
    Winter is no vacation from farming – there are essential tasks that all farmers need to do throughout the winter to ensure a productive and profitable spring.
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  • Holiday Gift Guide for Pets

    December 17, 2016
    Our pets are members of the family and it is only natural to want to include them on our lists for holiday shopping and gifts. But what gifts are best for your pets?
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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