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 2017, Essex AgwayTue, 12 Dec 2017 19:01:33 -0500Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:01:33 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comStock Up on Winter Essentials blog_535181512129600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/53518/stock-up-on-winter-essentials-The weather can change rapidly in late autumn and winter may be here before you know it. Stocking up on essential supplies is best done well before the season shifts when severe storms, icy roads and dangerous conditions can make it too difficult to get to a store.BlogsFri, 01 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0500Prepare Your Trees blog_342381510747200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/34238/prepare-your-trees-shrubs-for-winterIf you've invested a lot of time and money into your landscaping this year, the last thing you want is for all of your beautiful plants, shrubs, and trees to become damaged by the impending winter weather.BlogsWed, 15 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0500How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winterblog_523361509534000http://essexagway.com/blog/article/52336/how-to-prepare-wild-birds-for-winterWith fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.BlogsWed, 01 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0400Bird Migration Scheduleblog_518901508065200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/51890/bird-migration-scheduleWhether you enjoy feathered visitors to your yard or feeding station or you regularly travel to wildlife refuges and nature preserves to see a wider variety of species, migration is always an exciting time to see birds.BlogsSun, 15 Oct 2017 07:00:00 -0400Fall Garden Clean Up is Spring Preparationblog_240751506855600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/24075/fall-garden-clean-up-is-spring-preparationEvery 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?BlogsSun, 01 Oct 2017 07:00:00 -0400Caring for Garden Mumsblog_512441505473200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/51244/caring-for-garden-mumsMums are beautiful blooms that come in a wide range of bold tones and rich autumn hues, and savvy gardeners can keep mums healthy and flourishing for weeks in late fall with the proper care.BlogsFri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 -0400Get an Early Start on Your Canningblog_314251504263600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/31425/get-an-early-start-on-your-canningCanning is a great way to preserve a bountiful harvest, create healthier meals and save money on groceries, but it can also be an arduous workload, particularly if you have a large garden and many different types of produce to can.BlogsFri, 01 Sep 2017 07:00:00 -0400Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticksblog_504851502794800http://essexagway.com/blog/article/50485/best-ways-to-get-rid-of-and-prevent-fleas-and-ticksFleas and ticks are no one's favorite guests, but dealing with these pests is an inevitable part of pet ownership. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get rid of fleas and ticks and prevent them from coming back.BlogsTue, 15 Aug 2017 07:00:00 -0400What Is Bugging Your Garden?blog_502151501585200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/50215/what-is-bugging-your-gardenMany 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.BlogsTue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 -0400Beneficial Bugs: Insects You Actually Want to Keep Around!blog_224211500116400http://essexagway.com/blog/article/22421/beneficial-bugs-insects-you-actually-want-to-keep-aroundWhen 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.BlogsSat, 15 Jul 2017 07:00:00 -0400