Recent Blog Posts

  • Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

    December 1, 2014
    A pine cone bird feeder is an easy, fun and affordable project ideal for all ages. With just a few basic supplies and simple steps, anyone can turn a pine cone into a feeder that will attract woodpeckers, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, finches and a wide range of other backyard birds.
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  • Getting Wild Birds Ready for Winter

    December 1, 2014
    Wild 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.
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  • Decorating for your Thanksgiving party

    November 1, 2014
    While cooking all the food will consume a lot of your time, decorating your Thanksgiving party is what will help make it memorable.
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    November 1, 2014
    With 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.
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  • Fall Garden Clean Up is Spring Preparation

    October 1, 2014
    Every 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?
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  • Why do we rake leaves?

    October 1, 2014
      Summer has come to a close and it is that time of the year again. Raking leaves is very important primarily for the look and healthiness of your lawn. Raking leaves serves multiple purposes.
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  • Organic Gardening Basics

    September 1, 2014
    Questions come to mind when you think of organic gardening: Will I have to share my crop with the insects and pests? Should I plant twice as much and work twice as hard only to have half the yield?
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  • Preparing Your Garden For The Colder Months Ahead

    September 1, 2014
    Autumn is right around the corner and for gardeners, this means winter is not too far behind. As winter begins to get closer and the temperature begins to slowly drop it’s important to take action now to prepare your garden for the colder months that lie ahead.
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  • Four steps for seeding bare spots in your lawn

    August 1, 2014
    Sometimes lawns can have bare spots and unfortunately toupees aren’t intended for that purpose too. Here are the steps you need to take to re-seed those areas to get your lawn looking like new again: 1) Dig in For the grass to take hold, it first needs a place to stick.
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  • Brighten Up Beds With Mums

    August 1, 2014
    Chrysanthemums are a mainstay for color in the fall garden. Buy plants with unopened flower buds. Mums in full bloom may not produce additional flowers this fall. Plant in a sunny to partly sunny location and keep well watered.
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