Recent Blog Posts

  • Chicken Coop Makeover

    May 15, 2015
    Chicken coops used to be a simple homemade structures built out of chicken wire and some wood with a sturdy roof. Today, chicken coops have become so elaborate that the size and complexity of them can rival that of a modern human home.
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  • Spring Garden Guide

    May 1, 2015
    Spring is a favorite season for many gardeners, and performing the proper tasks from late winter through late spring can help you enjoy a productive, bountiful growing season. In late winter… When a few warm days arrive late in winter, it's time to start thinking about spring gardening.
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  • Attacking Crabgrass and Maintaining a Crabgrass-Free Yard This Year

    April 1, 2015
    Crabgrass can be the bane of any beautiful lawn as it spreads insidiously through the yard, but with diligent care, it is possible to tame and eliminate this problem. What Is Crabgrass?
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  • Importance Of Pre Emergent Treatment and Fertilizer

    March 1, 2015
    Similar to many of life’s activities, the health and longevity of your lawn is highly dependent on planning ahead. The use of pre-emergent lawn treatments, including fertilizers and herbicides, is crucial in maintaining a gorgeous green lawn throughout spring and summer.
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  • Difference Between Store Bought Eggs and Fresh Farm Eggs

    March 1, 2015
    If you had pulled me aside when I was younger and asked if I knew the difference between store bought and fresh farm eggs, my response would most likely be, ‘eggs are eggs. ’ Basically, I didn’t think there was a difference and all eggs were just delicious.
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  • Top 10 Dog Poisons

    February 1, 2015
    Dog poisons are among the most popular reasons why pet owners and veterinarians have dog related emergencies. Too often we forget that our dogs are pets.
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  • Tips On Crate Training Your Puppy

    November 1, 2014
    Using a crate is an effective way to train and manage your pet. Crates are not just useful in providing your pet with shelter in your home or when you travel, it’s a very common and safe technique to house train your pet while it adjust to the rules of the house.
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  • Troubles Getting Your Dog Walking On a Leash? Here's What To Do!

    November 1, 2014
    Your pooch may be an adorable angel in every other way, but if proper behavior on-leash is not part of his repertoire, pleasant walks in the park and other outings may be out of the question. Walking on-leash is an integral part of your dog's training.
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  • Your Home Fire Safety Checklist

    October 1, 2014
    Since October is Fire Safety Month, it seems like the appropriate time to go over what you can do in regards to fire safety in your home. According to the CDC, deaths from fires and burns are still the third leading cause of fatal home injuries. Of these deaths, 70% are due to smoke inhalation.
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  • Fall is a Great Time to Fertilize Your Yard!

    October 1, 2014
    One of the most important steps for fall lawn care is the application of fertilizer before the weather takes a cold turn.
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  • What You Should Know For Getting Your Horse Shod for Fall/Winter

    September 1, 2014
    It is generally accepted that finding the right horseshoe is extremely important for riding in temperate climates in the winter. Riding outdoors in the winter demands a special type of shoe that prevents your horse from serious injury.
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  • Avoiding Accidents Inside: Urine Trouble For Pets

    August 1, 2014
    It’s a tough pill to swallow sometimes. Every pet owner has been through this scenario. You come home after a long day at work and you see that your pet has had a urine accident inside your home.
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  • Tips On What To Do If Your Dog Is An Aggressive Chewer

    July 1, 2014
    Have you ever come home and realize you’re missing a shoe? Chances are it was your best friend that took it. I’m not talking about your roommate. I am talking about your dog. We love our pups, but sometimes they chew on the wrong things to the point of complete destruction.
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  • Watering Plants? Use Cooking Water for Extra Nutrition

    July 1, 2014
    We all have been at fault at some point in our lives for trying some crazy tactic for attempting to make our plants grow. Whether it is homemade fertilizer or sun lamps, everyone has their own tricks. Here’s another trick you can use to water your plants, plus its cheap and effective.
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  • Placing Your Birdbath

    June 1, 2014
    When you bring back that brand new birdbath from the store you may be asking yourself, “Now where am I going to put it?
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  • Why Every Dog Should Be Tagged

    May 1, 2014
    Dogs are often described as man’s best friend. As owners we believe that our dog sees us the same way. Yes, they are our pets and yes, they are animals, but we treat them like they are family. To take a quote from a popular Disney Movie, ‘family means nobody gets left behind.
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  • Tips On Raising Poultry

    May 1, 2014
    Raising chickens on your estate or even in your backyard is a very fulfilling activity that requires dedicated time and practice. No matter how large of an operation you’re running, there are many important tips on raising poultry that every beginner must be aware of.
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  • Three Helpful Tips for Birdhouse Placement

    April 1, 2014
    You’ve either just built a birdhouse or you bought one and now you’d like to know where to put it to attract the birds. Here are three tips on positioning your birdhouse.
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  • Liming Your Lawn

    April 1, 2014
    As springtime approaches, it’s time to begin thinking about the health and longevity of your lawn.
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  • Top Three Tips For Effective Spring Rototilling

    March 1, 2014
    When planning what your crops will be for the upcoming year will be, every gardener’s favorite chore needs to be done: rototilling (enter sarcasm here). While rototilling may not be the most enjoyable step of creating your garden, it is a quite necessary one.
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  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    March 1, 2014
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Extending Valentine's Day:

    February 1, 2014
    Don't just toss away that beautiful bouquet that meant so much to you. Keep it around as a romantic reminder forever.
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  • Rent the Equipment you Need for Rooftop Snow Removal

    February 1, 2014
    We all know the importance of keeping your walkway and driveway clear of snow. It’s a chore, but the safety and benefits are obvious. However, many homeowners overlook the need for keeping their roofs clear of snow as well.
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  • Winter Care Tips for Wild Birds

    January 1, 2014
    Winter time can present a battle for survival for wild birds. Their endless quest for food begins at dawn and continues until dusk. They spend their days searching for enough sustenance to store enough energy to endure cold winter nights.
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  • Indoor Activities to Keep Your Pet Busy in Winter

    January 1, 2014
    While the coming of winter does mean cozy nights by the fire and hot cocoa, there is no doubt that the switch to life indoors can, at times, be a bit stifling. If you are feeling bouts of excess energy during these months, odds are, so are your pets!
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