Essex Agway: Blog Channelhttp://essexagway.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/23000/23989/thumb_agwaylogo250x135px.jpgEssex Agwayhttp://essexagway.comen-USCopyright 2015, Essex AgwayTue, 03 Mar 2015 21:48:53 -0500Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:48:53 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.com10 Best Bird Feeding Tipsblog_273741424001600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/27374/10-best-bird-feeding-tipsFeeding birds can be a fun and rewarding backyard hobby. Whether you're just getting started feeding birds or have been offering birdseed for years, these ten tips can help you attract more birds and keep every bird that visits happy, healthy and well-fed.BlogsSun, 15 Feb 2015 07:00:00 -0500Giving Your Pet the Best Possible Careblog_273751422792000http://essexagway.com/blog/article/27375/giving-your-pet-the-best-possible-careA pet can quickly become a valued member of the family, and they deserve the best care their owners can provide.BlogsSun, 01 Feb 2015 07:00:00 -0500How to Develop a Garden Plan for the New Yearblog_264461421323200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/26446/how-to-develop-a-garden-plan-for-the-new-yearWhen the ground is frozen and covered with snow it may be impossible to work in your garden, but you can still enjoy gardening by working out a plan for what your garden will look like in the new year.BlogsThu, 15 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500Winter Compost Optionsblog_264451420113600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/26445/winter-compost-optionsComposting may slow as temperatures drop, but it doesn't need to stop even in freezing weather.BlogsThu, 01 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500Tips for Storing Birdseedblog_248841416052800http://essexagway.com/blog/article/24884/tips-for-storing-birdseedIt can be appealing to stock up on birdseed during seasonal sales or clearance events, but will backyard birds eat seed that is several months old?BlogsSat, 15 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0500Getting Wild Birds Ready for Winterblog_247331414839600http://essexagway.com/blog/article/24733/getting-wild-birds-ready-for-winterWild 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.BlogsSat, 01 Nov 2014 07:00:00 -0400Turn Your Backyard into a Bird Havenblog_240761413370800http://essexagway.com/blog/article/24076/turn-your-backyard-into-a-bird-havenCreate a haven in your backyard for our feathered friends by offering food, water, shelter and nesting sites.   • Food: Placing a wide variety of feeders and food around your backyard will attract the widest variety of wild birds.BlogsWed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400Fall Garden Clean Up is Spring Preparationblog_240751412161200http://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?BlogsWed, 01 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400When small animals attack!...your birdfeederblog_228381410778800http://essexagway.com/blog/article/22838/when-small-animals-attack...your-birdfeederAlvin, Simon and Theodore are great when they sing Christmas songs in harmony or star in movies, but their real-life versions can be pretty pestering when they are constantly near your birdfeeder and eating all the goods that you intended for the birds.BlogsMon, 15 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birdsblog_228371409569200http://essexagway.com/blog/article/22837/how-different-bird-feeders-attract-different-birdsDifferent birds have different feeding styles and preferences. Knowing the specific types of birds you wish to attract will assist in getting the right kinds of feeders to attract the desired types. To attract the greatest variety, it's best to provide several different feeder types.BlogsMon, 01 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400