Recent Blog Posts

  • Create Dramatic Containers With Spillers, Thrillers and Fillers

    June 15, 2015
    Container gardening is a great way to enjoy all the pleasures of a garden without as much space, labor or time, but you don't have to sacrifice beauty. Plan your containers to use spillers, thrillers and fillers in dramatic combinations, and you'll have showstopping containers in no time.
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  • Guide to Planting Seed Potatoes

    June 1, 2015
    This hardy vegetable has been a culinary staple in our diet for a very long time. Potatoes are one of the best sides an individual can ask for with any meal. However, this same staple is overlooked by many backyard gardeners.
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  • Tips on Identifying Wild Birds

    May 15, 2015
    There are approximately 10,000 bird species in the world – so how can you know which birds you see?
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  • Hay is for Horses

    May 1, 2015
    One major impact weather extremes may have on horse owners is availability and/or quality of hay and pasture. Since the bulk of a horse’s diet is hay or pasture, any change in the nutritional content of the forage affects the nutritional status of the horse.
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  • Should You Be Changing Your Pet’s Food Regularly?

    April 1, 2015
    Once your pet becomes all grown up and it starts to enjoy the same kind of good quality food, there’s nothing else that needs to be done, right? Sure, Purina Dog Chow is going to be on the menu for a long time since its affordable, and my pet likes it. However, this is far from the truth.
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  • Starting Your Flock

    April 1, 2015
    It can be exciting to start a new flock of chickens, and the benefits – entertaining pets, unique company, fresh eggs and healthy meat – are equally exciting, but it is important to start the flock carefully so your poultry will be happy in their new home.
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  • Rainwater Harvesting

    March 1, 2015
    I first discovered rainwater harvesting one summer a long time ago when I was still a teenager. I came home from summer football practice to find my father fiddling with a plastic barrel. I asked what it was for and he told me your mother wants to use rainwater for the gardens.
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  • Pets In The Workplace

    March 1, 2015
    If you haven’t noticed lately the work place is starting to change. No more are businesses and companies following an old school model of a bunch of people sitting in cubicles grinding until the dial hits 5:00 PM only to wake up and do it all over again the next day.
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  • Why You Should Adopt From Your Local Animal Shelter

    February 1, 2015
    Plenty of prospective pets are rescued and taken in by animal shelters every day, shielded from abusive and dangerous situations, and just waiting for families to give them Forever Homes.
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  • Things You Should Know About Sleeping With Your Pet

    February 1, 2015
    There are many things people should know about sleeping with their pet. Many want to know is it safe, does it affect my sleep, and will I get fleas?
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