Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Winterize Your In-Ground Sprinkler System

    January 1, 2015
    Every year, before the first official freeze of the season, there is an annual ritual for all homeowners with irrigation systems called the ‘blow out.
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  • Flea & Tick Prevention Is Just As Important During The Winter Months

    January 1, 2015
    Many pet owners make the mistake of thinking that when winter begins, it is time for flea and tick prevention to end. This could not be further from the truth. Just because your pet will be spending more time indoors during the colder months doesn’t mean you stop.
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  • How to Prepare Your Chickens For Winter

    December 1, 2014
    Chickens are a surprisingly resilient bird where winter is concerned. This is especially true if your poultry belongs to one of the winter-hardy breeds such as Blue Andalusian, Dominique, Brahma, or Plymouth Rocks.
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  • Maintaining Horse Hydration: The Roles of Water and Salt

    December 1, 2014
    Keeping your horse hydrated is a key component in keeping him healthy. There are several ways to ensure that your horse drinks enough and maintains hydration. Read more
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  • Storm Preparation Tips for Horse & Cattle Owners

    November 1, 2014
    Properly caring for horses or livestock during a threatening storm requires careful planning and preparation. No one is immune to disaster and that’s why we implement strategies and plans to overcome dangerous weather. No matter what the disaster may be, it never hurts to be prepared.
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  • Canning 101

    November 1, 2014
    Canning is a very simple task and a great DIY project. The purpose of canning is to kill any microorganism that can spoil food, and to seal the jar tight enough to keep microorganism out. This is why canning requires a lot of cleanliness, sterilization, and hygiene.
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