Essex Agway: Blog Channelhttp://essexagway.comCompany blogs, tips and how-tos Agwayhttp://essexagway.comen-USCopyright 2017, Essex AgwaySat, 21 Jan 2017 10:15:00 -0500Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:15:00 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comWinter Care Tips for Wild Birdsblog_450491484481600 time can present a battle for survival for wild birds. Their endless quest for food begins at dawn and continues until dusk. They spend their days searching for enough sustenance to store enough energy to endure cold winter nights.BlogsSun, 15 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0500Try a Windowsill Herb Gardenblog_455601483272000 windowsill herb garden can add tasty greenery to any kitchen all year long, and is a convenient way to enjoy fresh herbs for pennies. With just a few simple steps, anyone can set up an indoor herb garden.BlogsSun, 01 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0500Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separateblog_445951481803200 many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.BlogsThu, 15 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0500Getting Wild Birds Ready for Winterblog_247331480593600 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.BlogsThu, 01 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0500Backyard Threats to Wild Birdsblog_435611479211200 backyard birders want to believe that birds are perfectly safe in their yard, but there are many surprising threats that can be a problem even in the most bird-friendly spots. Fortunately, it is easy to spot these threats and take steps to minimize any risks to visiting birds.BlogsTue, 15 Nov 2016 07:00:00 -0500Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foodsblog_435601477998000 fall right around the corner, it's only a matter of time before pumpkin becomes a part of our diet. However, did you know there are a number of benefits for using pumpkin in your dogs' treats and foods?BlogsTue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 -0400Bird Feeding Tips for Fallblog_431931476529200 the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. Most bird lovers assume that as the weather cools and mass migration sweeps in, their beloved winged friends don't need human assistance in finding food; they can forage for it themselves.BlogsSat, 15 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400Don't Forget to Fertilize Your Lawn This Fallblog_338421475319600 blades may be going dormant in late summer, but your lawn's roots are still developing and fall is the ideal time for fertilizing.BlogsSat, 01 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400Backyard Bird Sheltersblog_424471473937200 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_424461472727600 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 -0400