Recent Blog Posts

  • Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

    January 1, 2015
    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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  • How to Develop a Garden Plan for the New Year

    January 1, 2015
    When 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.
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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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  • Recycle Your Tree After the Holidays

    December 1, 2014
    A Christmas tree is more than a Christmas tree if you recycle it to help wild birds after the holidays. There are several ways you can turn this ultimate Christmas decoration into the ultimate assistance for birds once you are ready to take it down.
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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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