Recent Blog Posts

  • Gardening Tips for April

    April 1, 2014
    Spring is finally here!   While there is much to do in your yard and garden this month, don't get discouraged!   There is plenty of time in the month to get to everything without overdoing it!
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  • Test Your Soil’s pH Level

    March 15, 2014
    A soil test is a measure of the soil's ability to supply nutrients to growing plants. This analysis provides a guide to the soil pH and nutrient levels. This helps gardeners determine the right amount of lime and the type of fertilizer needed to grow the desired crops.
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  • Gardening Tips for March

    March 1, 2014
    March is a great time to have your lawn & garden soil tested. Your lawn & garden will also need a spring feeding. See your local Agway dealer for spreaders and fertilizers.
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  • What You Need to Start Seeds Indoors

    February 15, 2014
    Starting seeds indoors is a great way to ensure earlier blooms and an earlier harvest from your garden, and allows you to choose longer-growing cultivars to enjoy. Enterprising gardeners can enjoy starting seeds throughout the winter, if they have the right tools to get the seeds growing.
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  • The Great Backyard Bird Count

    February 1, 2014
    The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual 4-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are.
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  • Building a Snow Fort

    January 15, 2014
    A snow fort can be a fun family project even on the coldest winter days. Not only is the construction great exercise and ingenuity, but once the fort is built, it provides a great setting for lots of winter fun.
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  • Recycle Your Christmas Tree

    January 1, 2014
    As it gets colder and there are less leaves on trees, birds need more places to hide from predators and where they can get inside to stay warm. A Christmas tree is the perfect fit for those needs.
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  • Heated Bird Baths

    December 15, 2013
    By providing a heated bird bath, backyard birders give their flock an advantage when the world is frozen, and liquid water can attract even more birds to a winter backyard.
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  • Caring for Your Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

    December 1, 2013
    The key to having a safe Christmas tree is to choose one that is fresh and has been properly stored, then keep it that way. Fresh Christmas trees that are kept watered will not combust easily.
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  • Forcing Spring-Blooming Bulbs in Winter

    November 15, 2013
    Most spring-blooming bulbs can be forced into bloom. The most common choices are hyacinths, tulips, narcissus, grape hyacinths and crocuses
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