Recent Blog Posts

  • Exercise and Your Dog

    March 1, 2012
    There's a common misconception that the amount of exercise a dog needs relates to the size of the dog.
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  • Planning a Low-Maintenance Landscape

    February 15, 2012
    Plant perennials that die to the ground in autumn, instead of shrubs, in places where snow accumulates or slides off the roof. Choose plants with features that look good in more than one season, such as flowers in spring, handsome leaf color in fall, and attractive bark in winter.
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  • Winterizing Your Horse

    January 15, 2012
    As the nights begin earlier and the leaves start to fall, you know that winter is never far behind. If your horse is going to spend winter outside, inside, or a combination of the two, you will need to work that little bit harder to keep your horse in healthy condition.
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  • Keep your pets warm this winter

    January 1, 2012
    Cold-weather tips for pet ownersBecause our furry friends rely on their owners for safety and comfort—particularly in the winter—dog and cat owners have a heightened responsibility to take precautions to protect their pets during the colder months.
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  • The Garden in Winter

    December 15, 2011
    Winter is the perfect time to inspect the underlying structure of the garden and make any necessary changes to enhance its appeal. This structure is often called the "bones" of the garden.
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  • Getting Gardens Ready for Winter

    December 1, 2011
    With the first blasts of arctic air from Canada comes the cold, hard truth that winter is right around the corner.
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  • Frost Tolerance of Vegetables

    November 15, 2011
    In early fall, it pays to keep an eye on nighttime temperatures. Don't get caught off guard by frost. Make sure to get the last of your crops harvested in time. To help you, here's a simple list of common vegetables and their frost tolerance.
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