Essex Agway: Blog Channelhttp://essexagway.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://assets.cdn.newmediaretailer.com/23000/23989/thumb_agwaylogo250x135px.jpgEssex Agwayhttp://essexagway.comen-USCopyright 2016, Essex AgwayThu, 29 Sep 2016 08:00:54 -0400Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:00:54 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comBackyard Bird Sheltersblog_424471473937200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/42447/backyard-bird-sheltersBackyard bird shelters are like tiny guest homes for the birds that frequent your backyard during all times of the year. I remember even as a kid when I built my first bird shelter in art class at school.BlogsThu, 15 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0400September Garden Tipsblog_424461472727600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/42446/september-garden-tipsThe days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.BlogsThu, 01 Sep 2016 07:00:00 -0400Three Helpful Tips for Birdhouse Placementblog_412781471258800http://essexagway.com/blog/article/41278/three-helpful-tips-for-birdhouse-placementYou've either just built a birdhouse or you bought one and now you'd like to know where to put it to attract the birds. Here are three tips on positioning your birdhouse.BlogsMon, 15 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0400Learning the Difference Between Treats and Poisons for Your Petsblog_412771470049200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/41277/learning-the-difference-between-treats-and-poisons-for-your-petsEvery pet owner wants to give their pet a special treat now and then, either to celebrate a holiday or birthday, as a reward for a special trick or training or just because.BlogsMon, 01 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0400Flea blog_407451468580400http://essexagway.com/blog/article/40745/flea-tick-prevention-for-petsIs your pet starting to scratch a lot? Do they seem bothered or irritated for unknown reasons? Chances are during this time of the year; your pet has encountered fleas or ticks.BlogsFri, 15 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0400July Garden Tipsblog_407441467370800http://essexagway.com/blog/article/40744/july-garden-tipsIt may seem like midsummer is a slow gardening season, but there are plenty of tasks gardeners can attend to in July to ensure a productive, healthy harvest and beautiful flowerbeds even during the hottest summer days.BlogsFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0400Tips for Placing Your Hummingbird Feederblog_400351465988400http://essexagway.com/blog/article/40035/tips-for-placing-your-hummingbird-feederA hummingbird feeder can bring great joy and amazing hummingbird activity to your backyard, but you need to position the feeder properly so you don't miss an instant of the action. Where should you put your hummingbird feeder?BlogsWed, 15 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0400How To Fix Dead Patches In The Lawnblog_400341464778800http://essexagway.com/blog/article/40034/how-to-fix-dead-patches-in-the-lawnA dead patch in the lawn is something that plagues every homeowner at some point and time. Dead patches can be tough to avoid as sometimes it really just comes down to the weather and other underlying issues that you cannot control such as water restrictions and root infections.BlogsWed, 01 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0400Learning About Different Bird Seedsblog_391701463310000http://essexagway.com/blog/article/39170/learning-about-different-bird-seedsThere are many different types of birdseed, but which is best for your birds and feeders? Understanding the different options and which birds prefer them can help you choose just the right treats for your backyard buffet.BlogsSun, 15 May 2016 07:00:00 -0400Gardening Trends for 2016blog_391691462100400http://essexagway.com/blog/article/39169/gardening-trends-for-2016Just like flowers bloom and fade or harvests thrive and shrink, gardening trends also come and go. While tried-and-true favorites will always be in season, it can be fun to try different trends and experiment with hot new techniques - which trends will you give a green thumbs up in 2016?BlogsSun, 01 May 2016 07:00:00 -0400