Recent Blog Posts

  • What Is Bugging Your Garden?

    August 1, 2017
    Many gardeners have a love-hate relationship with the bugs in their garden. There are insects that are undeniably beneficial and great residents, as they enhance pollination, improve soil quality and defend plants against more aggressive, harmful bugs and other wildlife.
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  • Beneficial Bugs: Insects You Actually Want to Keep Around!

    July 15, 2017
    When you think of summer and insects, you think of the nuisance of gnats flying around your face, the  miniature chainsaw buzz of them landing in your ears, and several months of itchy, red welts from mosquitos making your vacation less than picturesque.
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  • Benefits of Having a Rooster In Your Flock

    June 15, 2017
    Roosters can add many advantages to your home and to your flock. Some may see it as a bad idea, but there are many key benefits to having a rooster in your flock. Among these benefits include fertilization, behavior, defense and beauty.
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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    May 15, 2017
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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  • Think Spring! Getting Your Lawn In Shape

    April 15, 2017
    As you’re looking out your window, coffee cup in hand and all you see is snow I can understand that it must be hard to think about spring and your lawn. Yet, no matter how many feet of snow are still left, you should start giving some thought about getting your lawn into shape this spring.
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  • April Gardening Tips

    April 1, 2017
    It’s almost that time of the year again. April is upon us and you know what that means. It’s time to break out your tools and go to work on your garden.
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  • Safe Feeding Options for Wild Birds

    March 15, 2017
    For some feeding wild birds is more than just a hobby, it’s therapeutic. Birds are beautiful creatures with wonderful voices. They cannot only bring color to your life but peacefulness as well.
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  • Spring Garden Guide

    March 1, 2017
    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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  • 2017 Garden Trends

    February 15, 2017
    Gardening is an ancient art, hobby and passion, but there is always something new to try.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Healthy

    February 1, 2017
    Bird enthusiasts enjoy watching birds eat and bathe in their backyards. Here are some important tips to help maintain healthy wild birds:• Keep feeders free from debris, droppings and old seed that has gotten wet and possibly moldy. Moldy seed can spread sickness and disease.
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