Recent Blog Posts

  • How and When to Can Summer Vegetables

    September 1, 2020
    A bountiful garden doesn’t have to be a source of delicious, nutritious food only while it is actively growing and ripening. If you plan how and when to can summer vegetables, you can enjoy all your produce throughout the year. Why Bother Canning?
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  • Keeping your Hens Healthy and Laying This Fall

    September 1, 2020
    Autumn is upon us and it's time to say hello to fresh air and goodbye to stifling hot temperatures. Of course, if you’re raising chickens for eggs, you will need to take a few steps to ensure your hens stay in production during the fall and winter months.
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  • Supplying Your Horse with Water

    August 1, 2020
    Horses are not unlike people, in that they too enjoy fresh, clean water. Not only will it keep your horse content, it will help keep away many easily preventable sicknesses, too. Colic is one example. According to About.
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  • Vegetables to Plant in Midsummer

    August 1, 2020
    Planting in midsummer is all about thinking ahead for a great fall harvest. Season gardeners understand the importance of starting early and always planning ahead. Planting takes time and patience in all aspects of gardening.
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  • The Importance of a Healthy Hoof

    July 1, 2020
    Horse hoof care is an important issue for all horse owners.  While a horse may be able to sustain injury or illness in many parts of its body, the hoof bears weight and so adds hundreds of pounds of stress to any ailment.
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  • General Fly Control for Property, Yards and Farm

    July 1, 2020
    Flies can be more than just a nuisance, they can actually be dangerous to you, your animals, your garden and your crops. There are dozens of types of flies that can mean trouble, but fortunately, it is no trouble to take simple steps to control all sorts of fly populations around your property.
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  • Weaning a Calf

    June 1, 2020
    Weaning a calf can be a delicate decision and should be made with several considerations in mind. When it is time for weaning, proper nutrition and a gentle process is essential to ensure successful weaning for healthy calves and cows.
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  • Creating a Wild Bird Sanctuary in Your Backyard

    June 1, 2020
    No matter what size your yard, what type of climate you have, or what your level of gardening or landscaping experience, you can create a wild bird sanctuary in your backyard.
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  • Plant a Victory Garden During Coronavirus

    May 1, 2020
    Victory gardens have often been popular in times of adversity, whether it is wartime, economic depressions, or other strenuous periods. Most common during World War I and World War II, these at-home plots have served many purposes, and they can be just as helpful during the coronavirus pandemic.
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  • Tips on Rooster Care

    May 1, 2020
    A rooster can be a valuable and even an essential addition to your poultry flock, but you need to be prepared to meet these birds’ unique needs.
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