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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.

Choosing the Proper Kennel or Crate for Your Dog

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Just like humans, dogs like their own space. Dog crates, kennels, and exercise pens are widely available. But which option is right for your dog?

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.

Nutrition of the Foal

Horse
Your new foal arrives and you want to provide for its proper growth and health.

What to Do When Your Foal Fails to Thrive

Horse
If you’ve been tending to your broodmare and all her nutritional needs, chances are you will be greeted with a healthy foal that sails through the baby stages without problem. Unfortunately even with the best laid plans, problems may arise. So what should you do if your foal doesn’t thrive?

Stinky Feet: The Dangers of Thrush

Horse
Thrush is a primary concern, whether your horse lives mainly at pasture or in a stable, especially in wet weather.

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.

Making a Rain Barrel

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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

Attracting White-Tail Deer

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Managing your land to attract quality white tail deer can prove well worth the time, whether your goals are for wildlife viewing or herd management for deer hunting.

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