Recent Blog Posts

  • Mulch Chart

    April 1, 2013
    Mulch adds the finishing touch to your home's landscaping but it's not just a pretty frame, mulch offers many other benefits as well.
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  • Planning Your Garden

    March 15, 2013
    To create a garden with beauty and balance, begin with planning, not digging. A way to start a plan is by drawing a sketch of all garden areas.
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  • Gardening Tips for March

    March 1, 2013
    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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  • Small Animal Bathing

    February 15, 2013
    Changes in appearance could signal health problems. Small animals (mice, rats, hamsters and gerbils) are clean, odor-free animals that self groom. An unusual smell or appearance is most likely due to poor health or poor habitat maintenance on your part.
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  • Starting Seeds Indoors

    February 1, 2013
    Start your garden early by sowing seeds in containers indoors. Any container that drains well can be used, but many gardeners prefer peat pots or pellets placed in flats or plastic flats with many sections that are sold specifically for the purpose.
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  • How to Identify & Treat Frostbite in Dogs

    January 15, 2013
    You might think that because your dog is covered in a fur coat from head to foot that it will be protected against frostbite. However, you would be wrong.
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  • Winter Birding Essentials

    January 1, 2013
    When the weather outside is frightful, birding can be delightful. To attract the greatest number of species in the winter, it is important to have a number of different feeders available.
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  • How to Care for and Plant a Living Christmas Tree

    December 1, 2012
    Your live tree will come to you either with its roots wrapped in burlap or in a biodegradable container or pot. To help you care for your tree during the holidays and then plant it on your property successfully when the holidays are over, follow these helpful tips:
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  • How to stop a dog from digging

    October 1, 2012
    A digging dog can be very frustrating, especially if you value your yard or garden. Here are some dog training tips to stop a dog from digging.
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