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 AgwayFri, 23 Feb 2018 21:11:02 -0500Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:11:02 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comBackyard 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 -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 -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 -0400