Recent Blog Posts

  • Fertilizing your Lawn in the Fall

    September 15, 2011
    It's not unusual to fertilize your lawn in the spring, but don't let the cooler temperatures of autumn fool you. Fall actually is the best time to fertilize the grass, even better than springtime.
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  • Fall Overseeding

    September 1, 2011
    The best time of year to reseed your existing lawn is in the fall. In most areas of the United States, the ideal is to sow the grass seed in late August or September. It will germinate while temperatures are relatively warm, then grow and mature as temperatures begin to cool.
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  • Step-by-Step FreshPreserving™ of High-Acid Foods

    August 15, 2011
    Because they are relatively easy to preserve, foods containing high amounts of acid are a popular choice for fresh preservers. These foods provide you with the opportunity to prepare and enjoy a wide array of creative recipes, from excellent side dishes to delectable desserts.
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  • Birds That Use Houses

    August 1, 2011
    Adding bird houses to your backyard is another way to attract birds and enjoy them, but what birds will actually use bird houses?
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  • Attracting Bluebirds

    July 15, 2011
    Bluebirds can be found throughout most of the country and are easy to attract with the right nest box placed in an open habitat. There are three species of bluebirds in North America. The Eastern Bluebird lives throughout the East.
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  • Caring for Your Dog’s Coat

    July 1, 2011
    Coat care basics include brushing, bathing, regular inspections and a healthy diet.
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  • Maintaining a Vegetable Garden

    June 15, 2011
    Healthy, vigorous vegetable plants produce the most flavorful and bountiful harvests. Give your garden plants the moisture and nutrients they need, and keep them weeded and harvested for tasty and nutritious crops.
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  • Fleas and Your Cat

    June 1, 2011
    If you own a cat, you may experience a flea problem at some point. But what you don't know about fleas could harm you and your pet. Get the facts and keep your pet and home safe.
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  • Lawn Maintenance

    May 15, 2011
    There are several key factors involved in maintaining a healthy, beautiful lawn. Every lawn has three basic needs.
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  • Feeding the Foal for a Successful Weaning

    May 2, 2011
    There are two areas to concentrate on in order to have a successful nutrition program for a weanling foal and insure a vigorous and healthy first year of life for your new horse. These two areas are creep feeding of the nursing foal and a proper feeding program for the weanling foal.
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