Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Develop a Garden Plan for the New Year

    January 15, 2015
    When the ground is frozen and covered with snow it may be impossible to work in your garden, but you can still enjoy gardening by working out a plan for what your garden will look like in the new year.
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  • Winter Compost Options

    January 1, 2015
    Composting may slow as temperatures drop, but it doesn't need to stop even in freezing weather.
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  • Tips for Growing Herbs Indoors

    December 15, 2014
    Herbs such as mint, thyme, rosemary, sage, and basil make wonderful indoor plants all year round. To properly grow herbs takes a bit of extra care, however, but the effort is well worthwhile to enjoy these fragrant, beautiful, and delicious plants.
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  • Winter Birds to Watch for and How to Attract Them

    December 1, 2014
    You may not be able to go out birding as often as you'd like in freezing temperatures and stormy days, but when these winter birds regularly visit your backyard, you may find that winter is your best birding season.
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  • Tips for Storing Birdseed

    November 15, 2014
    It can be appealing to stock up on birdseed during seasonal sales or clearance events, but will backyard birds eat seed that is several months old?
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  • Stock Up on Winter Essentials

    November 1, 2014
    The weather can change rapidly in late autumn and winter may be here before you know it. Stocking up on essential supplies is best done well before the season shifts when severe storms, icy roads and dangerous conditions can make it too difficult to get to a store.
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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 15, 2014
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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  • Winter Perennial Preparation

    October 1, 2014
    It is that time of the year again. The time has come for summer to end and for fall to begin. The days are no longer radiating with heat from the sun, but cooling down to that lovable fall temperature.
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  • Protecting Your Landscape From Deer

    September 15, 2014
    You've worked hard on your lawn and garden throughout the season and you want wildlife to flourish all around you, but regular visits from deer can negatively impact your landscaping efforts.
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  • Why do We Rake Leaves?

    September 1, 2014
    Summer is coming to a close and it is almost that time of the year again. Raking leaves is very important primarily for the look and healthiness of your lawn. Raking leaves serves multiple purposes.
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