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What Is Bugging Your Garden?

What Is Bugging Your Garden?

Many gardeners have a love-hate relationship with the bugs in their garden. There are insects that are undeniably beneficial and great residents, as they enhance pollination, improve soil quality and defend plants against more aggressive, harmful bugs and other wildlife. Other insects, however, can damage foliage, stunt growth and taint produce. But which bugs are in your garden and when do they become a problem you will need to contend with? How Bad Is Bad? It is impossible to completely eliminate every harmful insect from the garden, but you can mitigate their intrusions and minimize the damage they cause. What...

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How to Solve Trailer Loading Issues with Your Horse

How to Solve Trailer Loading Issues with Your Horse

Any equine enthusiast is well aware with the struggles associated with loading a horse into a trailer. It’s natural for your horse to experience nervousness and anxiety when being loaded into a trailer whether it ‘s the first or fifteenth time. The tight confines, unfamiliarity with the space, and noises produced by the trailer all present challenges in convincing your horse to board with confidence.  Providing the right incentives can seem complex at first, requiring a dedicated amount of persistence, patience, and consistency. However, following these tips and tricks will ensure a smoother loading experience the next time you decide...

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Benefits of Having a Rooster In Your Flock

Benefits of Having a Rooster In Your Flock

Roosters can add many advantages to your home and to your flock. Some may see it as a bad idea, but there are many key benefits to having a rooster in your flock. Among these benefits include fertilization, behavior, defense and beauty.  First and foremost, roosters provide a free and economic way to increase the size of your flock. Some people only have a few chickens and may be looking to increase the size of their farm or have a need for more eggs. One of the best ways to add more chickens to your flock is to introduce a...

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Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them. Fortunately, there are many options available for controlling fleas and ticks on cats and dogs, making these pests less of a problem. To minimize flea and tick infestations and protect your pet… Comb your pet regularly, using a flea comb to remove eggs and debris that harbors fleas and ticks. Concentrate on the back of the neck and base of the tail, where these pests are most common. Keep...

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