Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Get Your Pet to Use the Bathroom in Cold, Snowy Weather

    January 1, 2017
    It can be a challenge to get even the best housetrained pet to do their business outdoors on a bitterly cold, snowy day. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to encourage your pet to use outdoor bathroom areas and avoid indoor accidents all winter long.
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  • Winter Nutrition for Whitetails

    December 15, 2016
    Winter nutrition is very important for deer and the individuals that hunt them. Even though hunting season is typically during the colder months, during these months deer are in an energy deficit.
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  • How Much Water Your Christmas Tree Needs

    December 1, 2016
    Water is essential to keep any real Christmas tree lush and fresh, but how much does a tree really drink? Understanding the tree's needs and how to keep it from drying out can ensure you have a beautiful, full, radiant tree for the entire holiday season.
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  • Knowing More About Grain-Free Treats

    November 15, 2016
    Cats and dogs are naturally meat-eaters, and grain-free treats are all the rage to offer your pets. But how appropriate are grains, really, in your pet's diet? What types of treats are suitable and how can you find the best options to meet your pet's nutritional needs?
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  • Strategies and Tips for Hunting Whitetails

    October 15, 2016
    Deer hunting season is almost upon us. Many hunters are already visiting their local outdoor shop to pick up the essentials they will need to catch that prized buck near the end of the season.
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  • Attracting Wild Turkeys

    September 1, 2016
    Wild turkeys are amazing birds and they can be fun to have in the backyard, but only if you're properly prepared for their visits. These birds can be challenging guests, and they're not welcome in every birder's backyard. Do You Have a Chance to Attract Wild Turkeys?
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Healthy

    August 15, 2016
    Bird enthusiasts enjoy watching birds eat and bathe in their backyards. Here are some important tips to help maintain healthy wild birds:• Keep feeders free from debris, droppings and old seed that has gotten wet and possibly moldy. Moldy seed can spread sickness and disease.
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  • Tips To Prevent Barn Flies

    August 1, 2016
    With summertime in full swing, it means there are longer days and more time you can spend outside with your barn animals. However, summertime and warm weather also means that flies begin to reproduce and will start tormenting your livestock.
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  • July Garden Tips

    July 15, 2016
    It may seem like midsummer is a slow gardening season, but there are plenty of tasks gardeners can attend to in July to ensure a productive, healthy harvest and beautiful flowerbeds even during the hottest summer days.
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  • Beneficial Bugs: Insects You Actually Want to Keep Around!

    July 1, 2016
    When you think of summer and insects, you think of the nuisance of gnats flying around your face, the  miniature chainsaw buzz of them landing in your ears, and several months of itchy, red welts from mosquitos making your vacation less than picturesque.
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  • All About Pet Vaccinations

    June 15, 2016
    Vaccinations are essential to protect your pet, but it can be confusing, even overwhelming, to decide which vaccinations are best for your pet and when they should be administered.
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  • June Garden Tips

    June 1, 2016
    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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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    May 15, 2016
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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  • Keep Your Flock Happy and Healthy

    April 15, 2016
    Whether you have just a few chickens or a large, widely varied flock, a happy, healthy flock will be better socialized and will be more productive layers. Fortunately, happy and healthy go together and it is easy to keep chickens in superb condition with just a few easy steps.
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  • Starting Your Flock

    March 1, 2016
    It can be exciting to start a new flock of chickens, and the benefits – entertaining pets, unique company, fresh eggs and healthy meat – are equally exciting, but it is important to start the flock carefully so your poultry will be happy in their new home.
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  • Home Safety Tips With Indoor Pets

    February 15, 2016
    Every pet owner wants to give their cats, dogs, birds, fish and other pets a safe, happy home, but our homes are filled with many more hazards than most pet owners realize. Fortunately, it is easy to take steps to minimize any risks and keep pets safe.
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  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    February 1, 2016
    Dry skin in pets is a serious condition for many animals. Dry skin can cause itching, flaky skin, and lot of discomfort for your pet.
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  • Storing Birdseed

    January 15, 2016
    Proper storage can keep birdseed fresh and nutritious for longer, ensuring that backyard birds have the very best to eat.
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  • Healthy Snacking For Your Pets

    January 1, 2016
    The problem with keeping pets healthy is that often times they eat as much as we do. Our pets love snacking just as much any human out there.
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  • Holiday Gifts for Pets

    December 15, 2015
    Pets of all shapes, sizes, and species often become treasured members of the family, and what better way to include them in holiday celebrations than with gifts of their own?
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  • Winterize Your Bird Baths

    December 1, 2015
    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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  • Best Practices When Feeding a Bird Suet

    November 15, 2015
    Suet is a rich energy source ideal for many birds, especially during migration when birds need more fuel to complete their journeys or in winter when they convert the calories to essential body heat.
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  • How to Pick the Best Spots for Your Trail Cams

    October 15, 2015
    Trail cams are ideal for monitoring trails and feeding areas, capturing videos or photos of visiting wildlife and planning hunts or wildlife watching, but if your cameras are in the wrong spot, you will get inadequate views with poor quality or even no views at all.
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  • Don't Forget to Fertilize Your Lawn This Fall

    October 1, 2015
    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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  • Your To Do List When Closing Your Garden This Year

    September 15, 2015
    It was another wonderful year full of flowers and crops. As the temperature begins to drop, its time to finish harvesting and close your garden for the year. Closing a garden is more about cleaning up and covering up than anything else.
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