Recent Blog Posts

  • Vegetables to Plant in Midsummer

    August 21, 2015
    Planting in midsummer is all about thinking ahead for a great fall harvest. Season gardeners understand the importance of starting early and always planning ahead. Planting takes time and patience in all aspects of gardening.
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  • Training With Puppy Pee Pads

    August 15, 2015
    Pee pads can be a great way to housebreak your puppy, but it does take patience to train a dog to use them properly. Being consistent with your pet and positively reinforcing your expectations for their behavior can help you use pads to successfully housebreak your dog indoors. Are Pee Pads Best?
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  • 5 Tips to Attract Orioles

    August 14, 2015
    Orioles are popular and distinct backyard birds, but they can also be difficult to attract because of their unique preferences. Backyard birders who know how to make their yard oriole-friendly, however, will be rewarded with these beautiful birds all summer long.
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  • Tips for Travelling with Dogs in Cars

    August 1, 2015
    A trip anywhere really isn’t complete without the four-legged members of our family tagging along for the ride. However, travelling with your pet requires a little more consideration than loading your dog in the car and driving off into the sunset.
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  • Tips for Washing Your Pet

    July 31, 2015
    No matter what type of pets you have – cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, turtles, etc. – regular baths can be a healthy part of their care, but baths should be given gently to be sure they aren't hurting pets more than helping them.
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  • Strategies for Feeding Show Animals

    July 23, 2015
    A good diet is essential for the highest quality show animals, no matter what type of livestock you hope to exhibit.
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  • Stop Grubs From Killing Your Lawn

    July 15, 2015
    Grubs are small but mighty pests, causing a lot of lawn damage and frustrating homeowners. Fortunately, there are easy steps to protect lawns and minimize any risk of grub infestations or extensive damage.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Cool in the Summer

    July 9, 2015
    Although wild birds have many ways to keep themselves cool, as a wild bird enthusiast you can help them avoid becoming overheated. • Provide a Water Source: Provide a bird bath with clean fresh water, and no more than a couple of inches of water in the bath for bathing.
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  • Get an Early Start on Your Canning

    July 1, 2015
    Canning is a great way to preserve a bountiful harvest, create healthier meals and save money on groceries, but it can also be an arduous workload, particularly if you have a large garden and many different types of produce to can.
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  • Stopping Your Dog From Digging

    July 1, 2015
    Dogs can dig up your backyard for many reasons. Sometimes it’s to escape the heat, to hide food, or because they smell something. One of the biggest reasons is because they are bored. To stop your dog from digging, follow these simple steps.
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