Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter Birds to Watch for and How to Attract Them

    December 15, 2014
    You may not be able to go out birding as often as you'd like in freezing temperatures and stormy days, but when these winter birds regularly visit your backyard, you may find that winter is your best birding season.
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  • Protect Your Plants From Winter Moths

    December 1, 2014
    Winter moths can be destructive to a wide variety of trees and shrubs, and while they can be difficult to control, there are steps you can take to protect your crops, landscaping and plants from these nefarious insects.
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  • Winterizing Your Lawn

    November 1, 2014
    Many homeowners look forward to the end of summer lawn mowing as autumn approaches, but every lawn needs proper winterizing to withstand the rigors of winter so it can return to its vibrant state in spring.
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  • Turn Your Backyard into a Bird Haven

    October 15, 2014
    Create 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.
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  • How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birds

    September 15, 2014
    Different 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.
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  • Protecting Your Landscape From Deer

    September 1, 2014
    You've worked hard on your lawn and garden throughout the season and you want wildlife to flourish all around you, but regular visits from deer can negatively impact your landscaping efforts.
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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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  • The Secrets of Propane and What They Can Do for You

    July 15, 2014
    Most people have a pretty limited concept of propane’s capabilities. This is unfortunate, because it’s long list of capabilities translates into an even longer list of useful applications for the everyday person.
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  • How to Use Flowers to Attract Different Types of Wild Birds

    July 1, 2014
    In addition to adding bird feeders and filling up a bird bath, you can also attract wild birds by planting seed bearing flowers to your landscape. • Common Seed-Bearing Flower Types: There are several types of seed- bearing flowers that wild birds tend to be attracted to.
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  • Mole & Vole Control

    June 15, 2014
    Yesterday your lawn looked great, but today you woke up to a lawn with raised mounds and tunnels throughout. The tunnels make mowing difficult and just won't go away. You think you may have moles in your lawn.
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