Recent Blog Posts

  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 23, 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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  • Turn Your Backyard into a Bird Haven

    October 16, 2014
    Create a haven in your backyard for our feathered friends by offering food, water, shelter and nesting sites.   • Food: Placing a wide variety of feeders and food around your backyard will attract the widest variety of wild birds.
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  • Winter Perennial Preparation

    October 9, 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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  • Why do We Rake Leaves?

    September 25, 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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  • Are Older Horses Better with Age?

    September 18, 2014
    Is it true that old horses get better with age? You bet it is. All you would need to do is spend a little time on a young, inexperienced horse and you’ll agree. In fact, most new riders can benefit from learning the ropes on an older horse.
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  • How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birds

    September 11, 2014
    Different birds have different feeding styles and preferences. Knowing the specific types of birds you wish to attract will assist in getting the right kinds of feeders to attract the desired types. To attract the greatest variety, it’s best to provide several different feeder types.
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  • Dry Vs. Canned Food

    September 1, 2014
    Many people will argue that canned food is better for your pet than dry food. The bottom line is that your pet’s nutrition is a priority for you.
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  • Removing Ticks From Your Pets

    August 28, 2014
    Ticks are disgusting little insects that survive by sucking blood from their hosts, often times from your four-legged friend. Here are some tips to get that pestering tick out: You should check your animal pretty regularly to see if it has ticks on it.
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  • Four Steps For Seeding Bare Spots In Your Lawn

    August 28, 2014
    Sometimes lawns can have bare spots and unfortunately toupees aren’t intended for that purpose too. Here are the steps you need to take to re-seed those areas to get your lawn looking like new again: 1) Dig in For the grass to take hold, it first needs a place to stick.
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  • Outdoor Activities to Enjoy With Your Pet

    August 21, 2014
    Regular exercise is one of the main pre-requisites for health, longevity, and happiness for humans and house pets alike. There are boundless opportunities to enjoy quality time with your furry friend in the great outdoors while maximizing the accompanied health benefits.
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  • Stimulating Your Horse's Thirst

    August 7, 2014
    More often than not, horses will go a significant amount of time without drinking water. Many horse people are familiar with the old saying that ‘You can lead a horse to water, but you can not make it drink.
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  • How to Use Flowers to Attract Different Types of Wild Birds

    July 18, 2014
    In addition to adding bird feeders and filling up a bird bath, you can also attract wild birds by planting seed bearing flowers to your landscape. • Common Seed-Bearing Flower Types: There are several types of seed- bearing flowers that wild birds tend to be attracted to.
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  • Is It Time To Shoe Your Horse?

    July 10, 2014
    It might sound crazy to some, but like humans, horses need shoes too. To understand why a horse needs shoes I will answer two important questions. First, why does a horse wear shoes and second, how do you know when your horse needs shoes?
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  • Is Your Dog Socializing Enough?

    July 7, 2014
    Socializing your dog is the process of exposure and habituation to the environment around it. Socialization is important because in addition to genetics, it is the most important factor in determining the temperament of your dog.
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  • Stink Bugs

    June 15, 2014
    What is a stink bug? What do they eat? How do I get rid of them? Find out all you need to know to keep your garden and home stink bug free this year!
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  • Gardening Tips for June

    June 1, 2014
    Here are a few helpful suggestions and tips to keep your gardens at their peak performance.
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  • How to Care for New Chicks

    May 15, 2014
    More and more hobbyists each year are interested in raising a small flock of chickens in their backyards or on a small farm. Most owners know that the brooding period, a chicken's first 8 to 10 weeks of life, is crucial, but what's the best way to get your flock off to a good start?
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  • Dandelions

    May 1, 2014
    The dandelion is so well known as a widely distributed weed that a detailed description of it is unnecessary.
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  • Crabgrass Control

    April 15, 2014
    Crabgrass is one of the most invasive annual grasses in lawns and gardens. A dense healthy lawn is the best defense against crabgrass and other troublesome weeds.
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  • 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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  • The Great Backyard Bird Count

    February 15, 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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  • Keeping Your Pet Warm

    February 1, 2014
    In winter, pet owners often bundle up or turn up the thermostat when they feel chilly, but pets can't ask for help keeping warm.
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  • Winter Cat Care

    January 15, 2014
    Shorter days and colder temperatures can have the same depressing effects on pets as they do on pet owners. Fortunately, there are easy ways cat owners can keep their furry family members happy and healthy all winter long.
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