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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.

How To Grow Watermelons

Garden
Watermelons like sunny, hot weather. Plant seeds once the chance of frost has passed and daytime temperatures reach 75 degrees Fahrenheit. The ground should be dry and warm. Watermelons thrive in rich soil, so fertilize as needed.

Pest Control Around The Home

Home
There are many do-it-yourself pest control tips Southern States can offer before you call the exterminator and spend unnecessary time & money. For instance, did you know that you can stay one step ahead of the pest invasion by ants, wasps, termites, camelback crickets, earwigs & more by simply taking some simple but regular home maintenance checks ahead of time.

How to Grow Brussels Sprouts

Garden
Brassica Oleracea, or Brussels sprouts as we know them, are part of the cabbage family. They are a hardy, slow to mature vegetable that is relatively easy to grow. Low in saturated fat and cholesterol, Brussels sprouts provide a good source of protein, iron, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and potassium, as well as being high in dietary fiber. To grow Brussels sprouts in your garden, follow these tips from the gardening experts at Southern States.

How To Grow Cucumbers

Garden
Here are a few tips on how to grow cucumbers. Growing cucumbers is easy, and they're nutritious to eat. They are a great vegetable to include in your summer garden. Visit SouthernStates.com today and learn how to plant your own fruits and vegetables today.

Gas Grilling Safety Tips

Home
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.

How to Grow Pumpkins

Garden
From a little seed to potentially a half ton or more of fruit, the pumpkin is a symbol of size and vigor that can be grown in your own garden. Pumpkin growing is not difficult or complicated and could be a fun way for saving you dollars at the grocery store this fall.

How To Make Your Own Catnip Toy

Pet
Catnip toys are very popular with cats of all ages. Did you know that you can make your own catnip toy for your precious pet? You will need just a few supplies.

Home Canning

Garden
Tips for home canning

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