Raising Backyard Chickens: Note on Biosecurity

Biosecurity is defined as a practice to prevent the spread of disease onto your property. The purpose is to protect your flock from infectious diseases. The …
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Brighten Up Your Yard with Early-Blooming Spring Flowers

If you're longing for spring to come early, you're not the only one. The good news is, you don't have to wait for summer to brighten up your yard. There are …
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The Danger of Bad Breath for Pets

By Ashley Helmrich, Homestead Garden's Animal Nutrition Expert. Click here to learn more about Ashley... It is stated by the American Veterinary Dental Society …
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Winter Habitat for Birds

 
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Winter Safety for Pets

By Ashley Helmrich, Homestead Garden's Animal Nutrition Expert. Click here to learn more about Ashley... With temperatures dropping, it is important to keep …
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Winter Gardening Tips: 6 Things You Can Do Now

You've given your garden tender loving care during the spring, summer and fall. There's no reason to stop now! There's plenty of winter gardening to do, from …
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Spread Cheer with Holiday Houseplants

You’ve hung the stockings, decorated the tree and strung the twinkle lights. Only one thing left to do! Add holiday houseplants to complement your decor. They …
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Try These Unusual Holiday Lighting Ideas at Home

The soft glow, the magical twinkle, the warm ambiance: String lights and the holiday season go hand in hand. Traditional outdoor displays never go out of …
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Which Type of Fertilizer Should I Use?

Do your neighbors' yards always look greener and more plush than yours? If you're left wondering what you're doing wrong, there's probably an easy answer: …
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Plant These in Your Yard to Achieve Year-Round Color

Make your yard alive with color, even in the late fall and early winter when things are dying back, by choosing some of these hardy plants.
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Vegetable Plants that Thrive in the Fall

Do you think you've reached the finale for your garden? Think again. You're just entering the third act! Autumn is a wonderful time of year to plant and grow …
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Backyard Birding Tips to Attract Feathered Friends

Gardening and birding go hand in hand. If you love tending the soil or designing a stunning landscape, chances are you also love to see feathered friends visit …
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