Recent Blog Posts

  • September Garden Tips

    September 15, 2016
    The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.
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  • Pet Obesity: Tips On Ways To Shape Up

    September 1, 2016
    Pet obesity is something that happens to pet owners every year. The scenario usually begins with a trip to the vet at which point your pet is weighed and the veterinarian notices that Bucky the French Bulldog has gained 10 pounds since his last visit.
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  • Adopting a Horse: What it Takes

    August 15, 2016
    Most horses are rescued due to owners who can no longer afford to care for them or they are breeds that people just don’t want. Anyone who has ever adopted any animal can tell you it’s a journey that’s not for everyone.
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  • Garden Vegetables for Beginners

    August 1, 2016
    Every novice gardener dreams of bountiful harvests and plentiful produce sprouting from their land, but which tasty choices can best handle inexperienced care? Knowing the best garden vegetables for beginners can help every new gardener have great success from their very first harvest.
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  • 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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