Recent Blog Posts

  • Creating a Planting Calendar

    January 7, 2011
    You can create a planting calendar at any time of the year. Spring weather in many parts of the country can be erratic, with unseasonably mild weather followed by a severe cold snap. To help you avoid the temptation of planting too early, make a calendar with planting times for various crops.
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  • New Dog Checklist

    December 15, 2010
    It's time to bring your new dog home. Are you ready? The big day is here. You’ve probably made a list - and checked it twice - of all of the things you’ll need when you welcome your dog into his new home.
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  • Cold Weather Preparations Tips

    December 2, 2010
    Plan ahead to protect your home and property from winter storm damage.
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  • How to identify and treat frostbite in dogs

    December 1, 2010
    You might think that because your dog is covered in a fur coat from head to foot that it will be protected against frostbite. However, you would be wrong.
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  • Get Ready for Winter

    November 2, 2010
    Winter is in the air. Be sure you are prepared, proactive, cautious and thorough. Winter is the perfect time to inspect the underlying structure of the garden and make any necessary changes to enhance its appeal.
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  • Winter Care for Pets

    November 2, 2010
    When winter chills strike we can put on a sweater, crank up the heating, or put another log on the fire. Your pets grow a winter coat but it is not always enough. There are things you can do to make your pets healthier, safer, and more comfortable through the winter months.
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  • Winter Bird Feeding

    November 2, 2010
    1. Place feeders near cover such as dense evergreens to provide birds cover from storms and escape from predators.2. Feed black oil sunflower, or mixes that contain a high proportion of black oil sunflower. Black oil sunflower is an energy rich food that has a high fat and protein content.
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  • Southern States Feed Quality

    October 29, 2010
    by Laura Scaletti You are what you eat is a familiar phrase that applies as much to horses as it does to humans. When it comes to equine nutrition and choosing the right feed for your horse it’s more than just picking a feed based on a pretty picture on a feed bag.
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  • Can cats be trained!

    October 6, 2010
    It is commonly believed that cats cannot be trained. The independent reputation of cats makes some people love them all the more; others prefer dogs for the same reason. The fact is, as independent as cats are, they can in fact be trained to a greater extent than many pet owners realize.
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  • Bulb Planting Guide

    October 6, 2010
    All spring flowering bulbs can be planted from September - December. In all cases, bulbs should be in the ground before the first frost.
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