Recent Blog Posts

  • Storing Birdseed

    January 15, 2020
    Proper storage can keep birdseed fresh and nutritious for longer, ensuring that backyard birds have the very best to eat.
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  • Winter Poultry Care Tips

    January 1, 2020
    Whether you have chickens, ducks, geese or turkeys, poultry is well-equipped for winter weather and colder temperatures, but with a few easy steps you can help ensure their good health and happiness all winter long.
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  • Keeping Your Pet Entertained Indoors

    December 15, 2019
    As days grow shorter and colder, it may be necessary to keep pets indoors for their safety and comfort. A pet that is used to being outdoors, however, may become stressed and bored inside, which can lead to mood changes, destructive behavior, and poor health.
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  • Shop Local This Holiday Season

    December 1, 2019
    Whether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping.
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  • 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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