Essex Agway: Blog Channelhttp://essexagway.comCompany blogs, tips and how-tos Agwayhttp://essexagway.comen-USCopyright 2016, Essex AgwayMon, 05 Dec 2016 21:51:21 -0500Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:51:21 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comGetting 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 -0400Three Helpful Tips for Birdhouse Placementblog_412781471258800'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_412771470049200 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_407451468580400 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 -0400