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Cat Owners: There Is a Cat Fence For Your Pets

Often when we hear 'pet fencing,' our minds immediately think of dogs. Although it's true that dogs love running around the backyard, cats need a space to burn off pint-up energy, as well. Many cat owners are surprised to learn about an outdoor enclosure for their cats; and as a cat owner, they are hesitant [...]

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It's National Ag Week - Thank Our Growers!

Agriculture: Food For LifePurposeThe Agriculture Council of America (ACA) is an organization uniquely composed of leaders in the agriculture, food and fiber communities dedicated to increasing the public awareness of agriculture's vital role in our society. The Agriculture Council of America and the National Ag Day program was started in 1973. (AgDay.org)Why We Care About [...]

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Spring Gardening Tips

Winter Is Over.Finally, the snow is melting and the temperatures are rising. You can even see your tulips start to perk up, a sign of life. You know #Spring is here (the first day of spring is March 20, 2017). But, as soon as you put up the 'Open For Business' sign in your garden, [...]

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Tick Remover Tweezers To Keep On-Hand This Gardening Season

Gardeners are getting excited about springtime gardening. But, garden maintenance will force gardeners to stay outdoors for long periods of time. Tick season begins in March and runs throughout the warm months of the year. Ticks usually are found in grassy areas under leaves or on hiking trails where they can latch-on to warm-blooded mammals such [...]

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Reinforcing Bird Control in the Garden

Often when we think about garden protection, we think about how to get rid of deer and small rodents from gardens; but we neglect birds. For gardeners experiencing bird problems, we suggest installing these life-like predator replicas to scare away birds:Bird X Prowler Owl This owl replica looks completely lifelike, with a 4-ft wingspan and hunting flight [...]

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Why You Need A Backyard Pet Fence

Sure, anyone can own a pet; but it takes a special person to be a responsible pet owner. Like humans, pets need the essentials in life: food, shelter, love, and commitment. Bringing home a new puppy or kitten is similar to bringing home a newborn baby. New pet owners will need to teach their new [...]

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February Gardening Tips

In February, gardeners will need to continue their gardening tasks from January. Plant frost protection will be essential this month to guarantee flowers stay strong and healthy for Spring. Here are some things to keep in-mind this month:Frost Protect PlantsMost of the country has snow on the ground, or at least, is below freezing temperatures. [...]

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Install Deer Fencing in Home Gardens Now: Here's Why

Gardening is more than just a hobby. It's a way of living. Families all over America are investing in planting home gardens not just for the organic benefits, but also for the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables that they can enjoy for months at a time. But, gardening is hard work; and without the [...]

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Frost Protection For Plants: Here's How to Do It

Most gardeners know that severe winter temperatures can kill off flowers if steps are not taken to preserve them. Instead of letting plants die off, there are numerous ways to save them from the snow and undesirable climate. Here are five tips on how you can save plants this winter:1) MulchOne of the easiest and [...]

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January is Train Your Dog Month

Caring for a new dog is a lot like caring for a newborn baby. You have to keep a close eye on your puppy and make sure he/she is well-cared for, eating right and free from harm's way. The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) designates January to be Train Your Dog Month, a time [...]

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