Essex Agway: Blog Channelhttp://essexagway.comCompany blogs, tips and how-tos Agwayhttp://essexagway.comen-USCopyright 2015, Essex AgwayWed, 28 Jan 2015 07:01:28 -0500Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:01:28 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comHow to Develop a Garden Plan for the New Yearblog_264461421323200 the ground is frozen and covered with snow it may be impossible to work in your garden, but you can still enjoy gardening by working out a plan for what your garden will look like in the new year.BlogsThu, 15 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500Winter Compost Optionsblog_264451420113600 may slow as temperatures drop, but it doesn't need to stop even in freezing weather.BlogsThu, 01 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500Tips for Storing Birdseedblog_248841416052800 can be appealing to stock up on birdseed during seasonal sales or clearance events, but will backyard birds eat seed that is several months old?BlogsSat, 15 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500Getting Wild Birds Ready for Winterblog_247331414839600 birds are well equipped for changing seasons, not only by migrating south but also by getting heavier, warmer plumage, eating a winter-friendly diet, and gathering in groups to share the hard work of finding food and shelter when those resources are scarce.BlogsSat, 01 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0400Turn Your Backyard into a Bird Havenblog_240761413370800 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.BlogsWed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400Fall Garden Clean Up is Spring Preparationblog_240751412161200 good gardener knows that there is a season for everything. The best gardeners know how to make each season count. What if I told you that cleaning up your garden will help prepare you for spring in more ways than you ever imagined?BlogsWed, 01 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400When small animals attack!...your birdfeederblog_228381410778800, Simon and Theodore are great when they sing Christmas songs in harmony or star in movies, but their real-life versions can be pretty pestering when they are constantly near your birdfeeder and eating all the goods that you intended for the birds.BlogsMon, 15 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birdsblog_228371409569200 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.BlogsMon, 01 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400Stimulating Your Horse's Thirstblog_224291408100400 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.BlogsFri, 15 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400Four steps for seeding bare spots in your lawnblog_224281406890800 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.BlogsFri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400