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Charcoal Grilling Tips | Quick Tips When Grilling with Charcoal

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When it comes to grilling out, cooking with charcoal can give your food a wonderful flavor. Read our charcoal grilling tips to find out what you need and some quick tips to help you when you grill.

How To Make Blueberry Jam

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Making and canning your own blueberry jam is not as tricky as you might think! Whether you have years of experience making preserves or just a little, this simple recipe will tantalize you with the taste of summer blueberries year-round!

Controlling Fire Ants | Getting Rid of Fire Ants

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Fire ants are a costly and sometimes painful pest, to farmers, especially so, as fire ants make pastures difficult or even impossible to use and fields a danger for anyone working there. Research is ongoing but there are products available now that you might want to consider that may keep the fire ants at bay.

Gas Grilling Safety Tips

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The National Fire Protection Association reminds us that June and July are peak months for gas grilling accidents making this the perfect time for a refresher course on the following safe grilling tips.

Deep Fried Turkey Instructions

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Southern States provides step-by-step instructions on deep frying your turkey, as well as suggestions to make it a feast your family remembers! Deep frying turkeys is quickly becoming a popular recipe and often outdoors cooking systems like the King Kooker turkey cooker is used. Southern States has everything you need to prepare a succulent turkey including several different models of cookers, oil and seasonings.

Gas Grilling Tips | Grilling With Gas

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Follow these easy tips from our Southern Cooking experts. Try cooking side dishes and vegetables in foil on the grill while cooking the main course. Some ideas: wrap potatoes or garlic bread in foil, create a foil tray to cook mushrooms in butter or soy sauce, or use a foil packet to steam mixed vegetables.

Choosing The Best Lawn Fertilizer

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A balanced application of good lawn fertilizer four times a year helps, but first you need to determine the best lawn fertilizer for your grass & area. Here are some tips and resources for additional lawn care information.

Storing Lawn Machinery for Winter

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A little preparatory maintenance on your gas powered lawn machinery before you store it away for the winter can make a smooth start to next year’s gardening season and perhaps save you money on repairing peventable equipment failures. If you set about working through a few simple procedures, you can relax.

Lawn-Care Essentials

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If the hot summer weather is taking a toll on your lawn, the folks at your local Southern States retailer can help. Weeds and insects are your yard’s worst nightmares during the summer months, but never fear. Southern States has the products and expert advice you need to bring your lawn back to that spring-fresh appearance.

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