Recent Blog Posts

  • Winterize Your Bird Baths

    November 15, 2019
    Birds need liquid water to drink year-round. While they can melt snow and ice in the winter to drink, doing so takes a lot of calories and body heat, and if backyard birders provide liquid water, birds will be healthy and their winter survival rates will be higher.
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    November 1, 2019
    With fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.
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  • Getting Wild Birds Ready for Winter

    October 15, 2019
    Wild Birds are well equipped for changing seasons, not only by migrating south but also by getting heavier, warmer plumage, eating a winter-friendly diet, and gathering in groups to share the hard work of finding food and shelter when those resources are scarce.
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  • Caring For Your Lawn In The Fall

    October 1, 2019
    We know that you’ve been caring for your grass all throughout the summer and at this point looking after it has probably become a tedious task. However, caring for your lawn in the fall is just as important so your grass can stay healthy through the winter months.
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  • Don't Forget to Fertilize Your Lawn This Fall

    September 15, 2019
    Grass blades may be going dormant in late summer, but your lawn's roots are still developing and fall is the ideal time for fertilizing.
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  • Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canning

    September 1, 2019
    The process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.
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  • Stop the Fleas and Ticks

    August 15, 2019
    Fleas and ticks can be a big problem, not just for pets or livestock, but for humans as well. Fortunately, it is possible to stop fleas and ticks from being a bother, and there are many steps you can take to keep these pests away and prevent infestations before they start.
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  • Canning 101

    August 1, 2019
    Canning is a very simple task and a great DIY project. The purpose of canning is to kill any microorganism that can spoil food, and to seal the jar tight enough to keep microorganism out. This is why canning requires a lot of cleanliness, sterilization, and hygiene.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultry

    July 15, 2019
    As temperatures begin to flare above 90 degrees with high humidity, don’t forget about caring for your flock. An important requirement for raising poultry is maintaining a cool environment for them to produce and thrive.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Cool in the Summer

    July 1, 2019
    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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