Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Stop Grubs From Killing Your Lawn

    June 15, 2019
    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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  • June Garden Tips

    June 1, 2019
    June is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most beautiful blooms.
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  • Pest Management Tips For Your Garden

    May 15, 2019
    If you have committed yourself to building a garden, then you have also committed yourself to fighting off pests. If it hasn’t happened yet, consider yourself lucky. At some point every gardening enthusiast will need to manage pests to protect their garden.
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  • Spring Bird Feeding Tips

    May 1, 2019
    Spring is an amazing birding season and great for feeding birds.
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