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 2018, Essex AgwayTue, 24 Apr 2018 10:26:59 -0400Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:26:59 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comGardening in Challenging Spacesblog_558831523775600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/55883/gardening-in-challenging-spacesEvery garden is different, and very few gardeners are fortunate enough to have a perfect plot of level, rich soil with exactly the right amount of sunlight, moisture and drainage for every gardening dream.BlogsSun, 15 Apr 2018 03:00:00 -0400Attacking Crabgrass and Maintaining a Crabgrass-Free Yard This Yearblog_558821522566000http://essexagway.com/blog/article/55882/attacking-crabgrass-and-maintaining-a-crabgrass-free-yard-this-yearCrabgrass can be the bane of any beautiful lawn as it spreads insidiously through the yard, but with diligent care, it is possible to tame and eliminate this problem. What Is Crabgrass?BlogsSun, 01 Apr 2018 03:00:00 -0400Importance Of Pre Emergent Treatment and Fertilizerblog_551611521097200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/55161/importance-of-pre-emergent-treatment-and-fertilizerSimilar to many of life's activities, the health and longevity of your lawn is highly dependent on planning ahead. The use of pre-emergent lawn treatments, including fertilizers and herbicides, is crucial in maintaining a gorgeous green lawn throughout spring and summer.BlogsThu, 15 Mar 2018 03:00:00 -0400March Gardening Tipsblog_551761519891200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/55176/march-gardening-tipsWith the official first day of spring at hand, March is an exciting month in the garden. While it is important not to rush into gardening too early and put tender seeds or seedlings at risk, it is also important not to miss these first days of warming temperatures, fertile soil and abundant rains.BlogsThu, 01 Mar 2018 03:00:00 -0500Backyard Bird Sheltersblog_424471518696000http://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 Feb 2018 07:00:00 -0500Winter Birds to Watch for and How to Attract Themblog_546031517486400http://essexagway.com/blog/article/54603/winter-birds-to-watch-for-and-how-to-attract-themYou may not be able to go out birding as often as you'd like in freezing temperatures and stormy days, but when these winter birds regularly visit your backyard, you may find that winter is your best birding season.BlogsThu, 01 Feb 2018 07:00:00 -0500Winter Compost Optionsblog_264451516017600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/26445/winter-compost-optionsComposting may slow as temperatures drop, but it doesn't need to stop even in freezing weather.BlogsMon, 15 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0500How Birds Survive Winter – And How We Can Helpblog_539701514808000http://essexagway.com/blog/article/53970/how-birds-survive-winter-and-how-we-can-helpFalling temperatures, less food, severe storms and hungry predators all make winter a harsh season for birds, but our feathered friends have many tricks to survive even the worst winter.BlogsMon, 01 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0500How to Keep Your Live Wreaths, Swags and Garlands Alive Through the Holidaysblog_535201513339200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/53520/how-to-keep-your-live-wreaths-swags-and-garlands-alive-through-the-holidaysLive wreaths, swags and garlands can be amazing holiday decorations, brightening a room with their evergreen boughs and freshening air with their crisp, piney scents. But how can you keep this greenery fresh and vibrant as long as possible without wilting, drooping or decay?BlogsFri, 15 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0500Stock 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 -0500