Monday, December 23, 2013

Holiday Gifts for Pets

For many pet owners, their pets are family members and are just as entitled to celebrate holidays as any relative. But what holiday gifts are appropriate and safe for a pet? Click here to read more:

Monday, December 16, 2013

Feeding Squirrels

With care, squirrels can be a wonderful part of the wildlife in your backyard. Click here to read more:

Monday, December 9, 2013

Winter Moths

Many deciduous plants are susceptible to Winter Moth damage. Adult moths emerge from soil in late November and stay active laying eggs until January. Find out how to protect your plants! Click here to read more:

Monday, November 25, 2013

Holiday Amaryllis

Amaryllis blooms brighten dreary winter days with an array of cheerful and bold colors.
The flowers are popular during the holidays not only as gifts,
but also as a stunning live floral decoration.  Click here to read more:

Monday, November 18, 2013

What You Need to Force Bulbs

Very few tools are needed to force dormant bulbs into brilliant blooms,
but the tools that are needed are very important. Click here to read more:

Monday, November 11, 2013

Care and Maintenance of Long Handled Garden Tools

Long-handled garden tools can become trusted long-term companions that will last many years and save you money if you care for and maintain them.  Click here to learn how:

Monday, November 4, 2013

Providing Safe Feeding Options for Wild Birds

For both migratory birds and year-round residents, bird feeding in the fall and
winter months is good for them - and for you. Click here to read more:

Monday, October 28, 2013

October Fertilizer Tip

Now is the time to apply your Agway Stage 4 or
Agway Greenlawn Supreme Fall Fertilzer.  Applying fertilizer now will help roots
develop over winter, so you have a green lawn early next spring.  Click here to read more:

Monday, October 21, 2013

Fall Bird Feeding Tips

When you have full bird feeders in the autumn months you're helping our feathered friends refuel on their long journeys south.  Click here to read more:

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Feeding The Easy Keeper

Just like people, some horses gain weight even under conditions where other horses will
lose weight. A horse is considered an easy keeper when it is able to maintain an optimal body condition on less than average amounts of feedstuffs. Such horses are less demanding on the budget than a hard keeper that requires a more substantial diet, but feeding an easy keeper presents a different nutritional challenge. Click here to read more:

Decorating with Pumpkins

Pumpkins are easy decorations perfect for any time from September through November,
and with so many different ways to add them to your autumn d├ęcor, you can use
pumpkins everywhere, inside and out! - See more at:

Monday, October 7, 2013

Pool Closing Checklist

Closing your pool properly can save you time and money in the spring!
Close it right to open it easy! Click the link below to read a helpful checklist
with tips and products to make closing your pool an easier task. - See more at:

Monday, September 30, 2013

Fall Clean Up

By doing your annual fall clean-up, not only will it help with your yard's curb appeal, but it is actually necessary for the overall health of your lawn. Click here to read more:

Monday, September 9, 2013

Garden Tips for September

Summer is coming to a close. School is back in session. There is still plenty to take care of in your yard and garden before leaves start falling. Click here to read more:

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Protecting Crops from Birds

It can be disheartening for any gardener or farmer to work hard growing fruits and vegetables, only to see birds taking advantage of a free meal. Click here to read more:

Monday, August 19, 2013

Preventing Heat Stroke in your Pets

This serious condition can be life threatening if severe enough, so read on for tips on
how to prevent, spot, and treat heat stroke in cats and dogs.  Click here to read more:

Monday, August 12, 2013

Monday, August 5, 2013

Garden Tips for Summer

Here are a few helpful suggestions and tips to keep your gardens at their peak performance during summer months. Click here to read more:

Monday, July 29, 2013

Planning Your Canning

Canning is a fantastic way to preserve seasonal produce to enjoy year round, but it can be overwhelming without the proper planning. Click here to read more:

Monday, July 22, 2013

Made in the Shade

Furry friends count on their owners to keep them cool and healthy.  Dogs and cats all require special attention to prevent heat-related illnesses.  Click here to read more:

Monday, July 15, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013

Ideas for Mosquito Control

Mosquito control around your outdoor living spaces has become more important than ever lately with the recent increases in cases of mosquito-borne diseases. Click here to read more:

Monday, July 1, 2013

Chipmunk Control Tips

Chipmunks may be cute with their furry faces and perky personalities, but these small critters can do big damage to a garden. Click here to learn more:

Monday, June 24, 2013

Deadheading Your Flowers

Deadheading flowers is a common pruning practice, but what good does it do the flowers, and how can you do it properly for the best results? Click here to read more:

Monday, June 17, 2013

Keep Your Dog Hydrated

Some dogs are reluctant drinkers, so how can you be sure your dog is taking care of its thirst? Click here to read more:

Monday, June 10, 2013

Grub Control

Often grubs go unnoticed until the damage is done. Don't despair, though.
Proper lawn maintenance, preventative measures and, if needed, pest control treatments, can make your lawn green again. Click here to read more:

Monday, June 3, 2013

Flowers for a Patriotic Flowerbed

A patriotic flowerbed can be fantastic summer landscaping, but you need to plan the flowers and design in Spring to have the best results for summer holidays. Click here to read more:

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Discouraging Bears from Visiting

There are many sources of odors that bears might investigate as food, but fortunately, it can be easy to minimize those scents bears will find attractive. Click here to read more:

Monday, May 20, 2013

Make Fleas & Ticks Unwelcome

Several simple steps can be taken to minimize the likelihood that you'll have these unwanted guests on your pet and in your home. Click here to read more:

Friday, May 17, 2013

Decorating Clay Pots

With a bit of creativity, you can decorate clay pots in a number of fun and unique ways. Click here to read more:

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Planning Flowerbeds

With a little planning and careful consideration, your flowerbeds can be an attractive addition to your property. Click here to read more:

Friday, April 26, 2013

Lawn Establishment

There are several key factors involved in the establishment of a new lawn. Follow these suggestions to aid you in establishing a healthy, quality lawn. Click here to read more:

Friday, April 19, 2013

Got Mud?

Here are some tips you can use to control a muddy yard and help improve its drainage so the moisture can be used wisely.  Click here to read more:

Friday, April 5, 2013

Friday, March 29, 2013

Tips for effective Crabgrass Control

Crabgrass is one of the most invasive annual grasses in lawns and gardens. Follow thesse tips to avoid crabgrass problems this spring. Click here to read more:

Friday, March 15, 2013

Creating a Wildlife Habitat

You can create a wildlife habitat by providing a source of food, water and shelter. You can use native shrubs to provide food and shelter and incorporate a birdbath or other source of water. Click here to learn how:

Friday, March 8, 2013

Core Aeration

The number one enemy of healthy lawns is compacted soil.
It is vital that the soil be opened up so air can enter it. That's where core aeration comes in. Click here to read more:

Friday, February 22, 2013

Friday, February 15, 2013

Preserving Fresh Cut Flowers

Want to make your Valentine's Day flowers last longer? Here are some tricks to preserving cut flowers, that can keep your blooms fresh and vibrant. Click here to read more:

Friday, January 25, 2013

Growing Herbs Indoors

Many kitchen gardeners love the convenience of fresh herbs at home.  Even if you live in an apartment or condo without any outdoor space, you can grow herbs indoors!
Click here to learn more:

Friday, January 18, 2013

Seasonal Bird Feeding Tips

Bird feeding is a year-round activity. Birds don't all disappear in the winter. If you put out birdseed, you'll be amazed at how many birds do stay around for the winter. Click here to read more:

Friday, January 11, 2013

How to Avoid Injuries While Shoveling Snow

Shoveling is an intense isometric excercise and can put a lot of stress on your body & heart. The following common-sense tips can help minimize the risk of injury while showeling snow. Click here to read more: