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Controlling Fire Ants | Getting Rid of Fire Ants

Lawn
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.

Dairy Cattle Fly Control

Livestock
Flies in your dairy barn are more than just a nuisance to cows and humans; they can take a bite out of your profits. The key to controlling flies in your dairy barn is to begin fly control preparation in early spring before temperatures start to rise and fly breeding season begins. The earlier you act, the less likely you are to have a large fly population.

Keep Your Pets Safe When Traveling

Pet
If your dog isn’t accustomed to traveling distances in a car, start with short rides and gradually lengthened them. If it turns out your dog doesn’t enjoy riding in the car, don’t ruin your vacation. Find a reputable kennel to board him or hire a dog sitter. If leaving the dog behind isn’t an option, ask your veterinarian about anti-anxiety medications.

Choosing The Right Pet For Your Family

Pet
So your family wants a new pet? Picking out the right dog, cat or other pet is an important decision and requires research from folks who know. Start by making sure that your family is involved in the decision from the beginning.

Making a Rain Barrel

Home
Dry weather isn’t the only reason to harvest your rainwater. It’s a great way to save money, fill birdbaths and ponds, water gardens and lawns, use for washing the car and more. A 1000 square foot roof can yield about 600 gallons of water per inch of rainfall—and that’s a lot! If you don’t want to purchase one pre-assembled, rain barrels are easy to make

How To Grow Rosemary

Garden
Rosemary is a hardy plant and it will do well in most types of soil, but in order to thrive it will need lots of sun, good drainage and good air circulation. You should consider these gardening tips to insure success in your herb garden.

Tips on Choosing the Right Food for your Pet

Pet
Selecting the proper diet for your companion pet can help ensure a happy, healthy life for your dog or cat. But did you know that your pet’s health and well being can be tarnished by improper handling and storage once you bring the pet food home?

Where To Hang Hummingbird Feeders

Garden
With their miniature size and unique ability to hover in mid-air, hummingbirds are fascinating to watch. Many people hang feeders to attract the tiny birds. While hummingbirds usually find backyard feeders without any trouble, some places in your yard are better to hang them than others.

String Trimmer Maintenance

Lawn
It's important to maintain your string trimmer so that it will be ready when you need it. The lawn experts at Southern States have some advice for string trimmer care to keep your trimmer performing its best.

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