Category Archives: Farm & Home

Tips on Caring for Chicks

Raising your own chickens for food or as a hobby can be a rewarding experience. Here are a few things to consider when starting a new flock of chicks. Prepare a safe location for your “brooder”, which will be your chicks’ home for several weeks. The brooder should be indoors, to ensure protection from predators, […]


It’s Shedding Time Again

Dogs and cats, especially those kept indoors, shed some all year long. But longer days and warmer temperatures will trigger increased shedding in your pets. Stay ahead of the shedding by setting aside time to brush your pet. Be sure to purchase the best brush or comb for the kind of coat your pet has. […]


Protecting Our Pollinators

Every garden requires pollinators, and bees are among the finest. Without them there would be limited flowers and far fewer fruits and vegetables. Did you know that about 30% of the food we eat depends on the pollination of bees? Although there are many bees that are great pollinators, like carpenter, mining, sweat and cellophane […]