Recent Blog Posts

  • Seed Starting & Hydroponics

    March 1, 2013
    What is hydroponics? Hydroponics is the method of growing plants without soil. Instead of nutrients in the soil, plants thrive on a nutrient solution which contains the minerals that the plants need.
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  • Winter WildBird Feeding 101

    March 1, 2013
    Late fall and winter provide a new set of challenges for our feathered friends. Most of the lush vegetation, full of berries and seeds, has withered away. In addition, most insects are either dead or dormant and the heavy snows will soon bury most natural sources of wild bird food.
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  • Detecting Allergies in Dogs

    February 1, 2013
    Man’s best friend can suffer from allergies in the same way many humans are affected by them. In fact, a wide variety of things may cause allergic reactions in dogs, and it may be difficult to pin down the exact cause in your dog.
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  • Grooming Tips for Your Horse

    February 1, 2013
    A well groomed horse not only looks good, but also enjoys the attention he receives while being groomed. • Untangling a Matted Tail: Wash the tail thoroughly with soap and water. Liquid soap will work best. After rinsing, apply an equine hair conditioner.
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  • Preventing Snowballs in Your Horse‚Äôs Hooves

    January 1, 2013
    When it comes to preventing snowballs in your horses’ hooves, many of our clients find that home-grown solutions are easiest and relatively effective. If your horse is only in the snow from time to time, products you most likely already have at home are adequate means of preventing snowballs.
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  • Dog Tricks: Three Steps For Teaching A Dog To High Five

    January 1, 2013
    When you’re happy about something you may find yourself high-fiving one of your buddies. It’s time to get your dog in on the action too. Here is the way to train your dog how to high five:1) Shake firstThe saying goes that before you can run you have to walk.
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  • The Language of Wag: What Your Dog is Really Saying

    December 1, 2012
    The classic telltale sign of the emotional state of man’s best friend is the position and movement of the tail. Wagging infers happiness or excitement, while the well known “tail between the legs” demonstrates fear, shame, or timidity.
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  • Providing Food for Birds in the Winter

    November 1, 2012
    As winter approaches, you may need to change some of the foods you offer birds. Providing high calorie and high fat foods can be important to the birds.
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  • Preparing Your Horse For Winter

    October 1, 2012
    Everyone that has a horse, who also lives in cold winter temperatures, has a guest house where their horse can sit next to a warm fire, read books and smoke out of the finest hand-crafted pipe.
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  • Choosing The Right Dog Food

    October 1, 2012
    Whether you've acquired a new dog or whether you've decided you want to change your current dog’s food, you should do some research. Different dog foods have different ingredients that are essential for the health of different aged and sized dogs.
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