Recent Blog Posts

  • Starting Seedlings Indoors to Kick Start Your Garden

    March 1, 2015
    Starting seedlings indoors has many benefits for gardeners and can increase the productivity and variety of your garden. It's not difficult, but does take some special considerations to be sure the seedlings can thrive both indoors and when they are transplanted. Why Start Seeds Indoors?
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  • February Gardening Tips

    February 15, 2015
    Even in the middle of winter, gardeners can plan for a bountiful harvest, and because February is the shortest winter month, spring is that much closer!
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  • 10 Best Bird Feeding Tips

    February 12, 2015
    Feeding birds can be a fun and rewarding backyard hobby. Whether you're just getting started feeding birds or have been offering birdseed for years, these ten tips can help you attract more birds and keep every bird that visits happy, healthy and well-fed.
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  • Giving Your Pet the Best Possible Care

    February 6, 2015
    A pet can quickly become a valued member of the family, and they deserve the best care their owners can provide.
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  • Caring for Houseplants

    February 1, 2015
    From ferns and vines to flowers, cacti and tropical foliage, houseplants are great indoor accents that refresh the air and make a home more natural and welcoming. While some plants can be difficult to care for, many houseplants are easy for even inexperienced gardeners to enjoy.
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  • How to Develop a Garden Plan for the New Year

    January 29, 2015
    When the ground is frozen and covered with snow it may be impossible to work in your garden, but you can still enjoy gardening by working out a plan for what your garden will look like in the new year.
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  • Winter Compost Options

    January 15, 2015
    Composting may slow as temperatures drop, but it doesn't need to stop even in freezing weather.
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  • Winter Outdoor Games with Your Canine Friend

    January 9, 2015
    Outdoor activities are essential for dogs, even during the coldest winter months, and games provide not only exercise and fresh air, but also mental stimulation and bonding with owners that can keep a dog happy and healthy all winter long.
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  • Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

    January 2, 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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  • Tips for Growing Herbs Indoors

    December 18, 2014
    Herbs such as mint, thyme, rosemary, sage, and basil make wonderful indoor plants all year round. To properly grow herbs takes a bit of extra care, however, but the effort is well worthwhile to enjoy these fragrant, beautiful, and delicious plants.
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