Recent Blog Posts

  • Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

    January 1, 2015
    A pine cone bird feeder is an easy, fun and affordable project ideal for all ages. With just a few basic supplies and simple steps, anyone can turn a pine cone into a feeder that will attract woodpeckers, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, finches and a wide range of other backyard birds.
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  • Winter Birds to Watch for and How to Attract Them

    December 15, 2014
    You may not be able to go out birding as often as you'd like in freezing temperatures and stormy days, but when these winter birds regularly visit your backyard, you may find that winter is your best birding season.
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  • Winter Poultry Care Tips

    December 1, 2014
    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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  • How to Prepare the Soil for your First Garden

    October 1, 2014
    Nothing happens in a new garden until the soil is prepared for planting.
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  • Protecting Your Landscape From Deer

    October 1, 2014
    You've worked hard on your lawn and garden throughout the season and you want wildlife to flourish all around you, but regular visits from deer can negatively impact your landscaping efforts.
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  • Mole & Vole Control

    September 1, 2014
    Yesterday your lawn looked great, but today you woke up to a lawn with raised mounds and tunnels throughout. The tunnels make mowing difficult and just won't go away. You think you may have moles in your lawn.
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  • General Rose Pruning Guideline

    September 1, 2014
    Pruning is done to encourage and speed up the natural growth of new healthy canes. This promotes larger and more numerous flowers, and aids in the formation of strong root systems.
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