What You Need to Know About Raising Chickens for Eggs

There is nothing better than using a fresh egg in your morning omelet. An egg that you gathered just 10 minutes earlier from your backyard chicken coop, no …
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The Hidden Costs of Horse Ownership

Have you always dreamed of owning a horse? You're picturing yourself riding down trails with the wind in your hair, but are you prepared for the hidden and …
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DIY Ideas for Protecting Your Bird Seed from Squirrels

Squirrels are cute when they're climbing trees, nibbling on acorns and even when they're simply sitting. Squirrels are not so cute, however, when they're …
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5 Signs You Might Be Ready for Your Own Hobby Farm

Living in the city has its perks, but you're ready for something new, something different. You might even be ready to escape the bustling city altogether and …
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Get Decked Out

When summer arrives, we all spend as much time as we can outdoors. We turn our decks and patios into outdoor living rooms or kitchens, and we spend plenty of …
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Day Trails to Visit and Explore on Horseback in Maryland

State Parks One of the best ways to enjoy Maryland is from horseback, and the DNR maintains plenty of park trails for horseback riding. Check out the following …
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5 Steps to Harden Off Seedlings

Botanical Interests '5 Steps to Harden Off Seedlings' Provided by Botanical Interests Hardening off is the process of getting indoor-started seedlings …
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Fencing Your Vegetable Garden to Keep the Critters Out

Your vegetable garden is enjoyed by all, and not just the members of your family. If left unattended and unguarded, it will be enjoyed by the little and larger …
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4 Words to Look for When Choosing a Bag of Dog Food

Feeding Your Best Friend It's time to pick up another bag of dog food for your pup; what do you do? When you look at the back of a bag, do you recognize what …
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5 Beginner's Rules for Lawn Fertilizer Use in Maryland

Because our waters drain into Chesapeake Bay, we have stringent guidelines and laws controlling how much fertilizer and what types of fertilizer can be used in …
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'Tassels & Tails' 2015 Event

The 'Tassels & Tails' 2015 Event was a complete success. Thanks to Annapolis Hyundai, Espoma Organic Lawn & Garden, The Westin Annapolis, Dogwood Acres, South …
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5 Tips to Prep Your Lawn for Spring

Lawn Maintenance Now that the snow has melted away, you're left looking at what winter has done to your lawn. There's a good chance you have tree and leaf …
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