Recent Blog Posts

  • Keep Your Horses Free of Parasites

    August 15, 2015
    Inside and out, parasites are bad news for horses. They can carry disease, cause skin irritation, sores and ulcers or lead to anemia, colic, diarrhea, weight loss, lethargy and a range of other problems.
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  • Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canning

    August 1, 2015
    The process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.
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  • Ridding Your Garden Of Japanese Beetles Without Chemicals

    July 1, 2015
    Japanese beetles can create chaos in your lawn and garden by destroying everything in sight. While there are chemicals that can take care of the problem, you may not want them all over your veggies.
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  • Summer Tips For Your Pet

    June 1, 2015
    We all love spending those long summer days outdoors with our pets. Let’s face it, they’re our furry companions and wherever we go, they go too. Keep in mind that like humans, not every pet can stand the heat.
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  • Gardening With Kids

    May 15, 2015
    Gardening is a great hobby for all ages, and the younger kids start gardening, the better the chance they will develop a lifelong love of outdoor activities and fresh, healthy food.
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  • Tips for Washing Your Pet

    May 1, 2015
    No matter what type of pets you have – cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, turtles, etc. – regular baths can be a healthy part of their care, but baths should be given gently to be sure they aren't hurting pets more than helping them.
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  • Starting Your Flock

    April 15, 2015
    It can be exciting to start a new flock of chickens, and the benefits – entertaining pets, unique company, fresh eggs and healthy meat – are equally exciting, but it is important to start the flock carefully so your poultry will be happy in their new home.
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  • How Exercise Affects Nutrient Requirements of the Performance Horse

    February 1, 2015
    When feeding a performance horse, the goal is to provide adequate fuel for energy expenditure, replenish nutrients required for muscle function and repair, and support optimal health through a balanced diet. Dr.
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