Recent Blog Posts

  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 15, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • Gardening During a Drought

    July 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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  • How to Control Mites and Lice on Chickens

    June 15, 2016
    Mites and lice can be troublesome parasites in any chicken flock, causing a range of problems and decreasing the flock's productivity.
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  • Flea & Tick Prevention For Pets

    June 1, 2016
    Is your pet starting to scratch a lot? Do they seem bothered or irritated for unknown reasons? Chances are during this time of the year; your pet has encountered fleas or ticks.
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  • Backyard Bird Shelters

    May 15, 2016
    Backyard bird shelters are like tiny guest homes for the birds that frequent your backyard during all times of the year. I remember even as a kid when I built my first bird shelter in art class at school.
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  • How to Grow and Harvest Grains in Your Backyard

    May 1, 2016
    There is no need for hundreds of cultivated acres if you want to grow grains – many urban farmers are growing and harvesting backyard grains with great success. But how do you get started with grains?
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  • April Gardening Tips

    April 15, 2016
    It’s almost that time of the year again. April is upon us and you know what that means. It’s time to break out your tools and go to work on your garden.
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  • Grafting Fruit Trees

    April 1, 2016
    Grafting is a useful technique to increase the hardiness of your fruit trees, but what is it and can you learn to do it even if you aren't a professional arborist?
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  • Rabbit Tips: The 4-Square Philosophy for Success

    March 15, 2016
    With research and suggestions from rabbit owners and breeders across the nation, Purina has identified the 4-Square Philosophy for Success to help you care for your animals the best you can.
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  • Ideas for Decreasing Heat Stress in Horses

    March 1, 2016
    As summer drags on, heat can become a serious problem for many horses. The primary way horses cool themselves is through sweating.
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