Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter Care Tips for Wild Birds

    January 1, 2014
    Winter time can present a battle for survival for wild birds. Their endless quest for food begins at dawn and continues until dusk. They spend their days searching for enough sustenance to store enough energy to endure cold winter nights.
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  • Winter Home Improvement Projects

    January 1, 2014
    It’s easy to feel cooped up inside after a few months of winter. The holiday buzz has died down, you’ve finally finished putting away all those seasonal decorations … so, now what? The winter months are a great time to embark upon an indoor home improvement project or two!
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    December 1, 2013
    With fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    December 1, 2013
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • Effective Ways To Clean Your Gutter

    November 1, 2013
    If your gutter is brimming with leaves and water cascades off your roof like it’s coming down Niagara Falls, it may be time to clean it out.
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  • Outdoor Activities to Enjoy With Your Pet

    November 1, 2013
    Regular exercise is one of the main pre-requisites for health, longevity, and happiness for humans and house pets alike. There are boundless opportunities to enjoy quality time with your furry friend in the great outdoors while maximizing the accompanied health benefits.
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  • Stop Your Dog From Barking

    October 1, 2013
    Dogs bark for many reasons including tendency of the breed (terriers and hounds), trying to express dominance, creating their own territory, isolation and warning you of danger. For the most part those reasons are annoying to you and those around you (except the warning one).
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  • Five Ideas for Fall Flowers

    October 1, 2013
    When picking fall flowers to use for your garden, there are many options to choose from. Most believe that spring and summer are the two seasons to highlight a colorful flower garden full of sunny blooms.
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  • Caring For Your Lawn In The Fall

    September 1, 2013
    We know that you’ve been caring for your grass all throughout the summer and at this point looking after it has probably become a tedious task. However, caring for your lawn in the fall is just as important so your grass can stay healthy through the winter months.
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  • What You Should Know For Getting Your Horse Shod for Fall/Winter

    September 1, 2013
    It is generally accepted that finding the right horseshoe is extremely important for riding in temperate climates in the winter. Riding outdoors in the winter demands a special type of shoe that prevents your horse from serious injury.
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  • Three Ideas For Choosing The Best Bird Feeder Location

    August 1, 2013
    If you’re planning on putting up a brand new bird feeder here’s just a few ideas for the best location you can put it and what to expect. -When putting up a brand new birdfeeder the first rule is to put it in a place where your flying friends can see and identify it.
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  • Campfire Recipe and Meal Ideas: Trail Mix and Lemon Garlic Chicken

    August 1, 2013
    Unless you have an R. V with a full-fledged kitchen equipped with a complete selection of supplies, you may wonder how it is possible to create delicious food with limited tools and resources during a camping trip.
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  • Tips for Controlling Flies in Feed Lots and Pastures

    July 1, 2013
    Warmer weather almost always guarantees an increase in the number of flies that can adversely affect cattle performance and health.
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  • How To Tell When Your Dog Is Dehydrated

    July 1, 2013
    There are several different reasons dogs lose water from their body. A few ways this can happen is through panting, urinating, and evaporation through the feet and other body surfaces. Obviously, dogs replenish their fluids by drinking water or other liquids, and also by eating moist foods.
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  • Supplying Your Horse with Water

    June 1, 2013
    Horses are not unlike people, in that they too enjoy fresh, clean water. Not only will it keep your horse content, it will help keep away many easily preventable sicknesses, too. Colic is one example. According to About.
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  • How to Prepare For Summer Birds

    June 1, 2013
    Preparing for the best and long awaited backyard wild bird feeding experience possible starts with understanding a wild bird’s seasonal changing feeding habits. • Early Summer: Wild birds have just finished nesting. They aggressively begin searching for food to feed their young.
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  • Brown's Helps Keep Pet Rabbits Happy & Healthy

    May 13, 2013
    Pet rabbits are unique animals and require a specialized diet. Brown's helps make feeding time fun, easy and healthy with Tropical Carnival food and Falfa Cravins hay products. Pet Rabbit Daily DietTropical Carnival Rabbit Food is a vitamin-nutrient-fortified food and treat, all-in-one!
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  • 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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