• Want To Raise Your Own Calf For Beef? What To Know First

    If you have always had the space on your property for some livestock or perhaps just a few animals and you are interested in raising your own beef, then you want to make the accommodations for a calf. Raising a calf from the time its young to adulthood when it gets butchered is an affordable way to get meat, and you know where the meat is coming from. Here are some of the things to take into consideration. [Read More]

  • 3 Signs You Should Replace Your Cattle Feed

    If you have older cattle feed in your barn or silo, you may wonder if it is still good enough to give to your herd. If so, look for the following signs that the feed has either gone sour or is contaminated and should not be fed to your cattle: Lumped Together When you open your grain bin or silo, first look at the overall texture of the feed. Normally, the feed should be loose and easily flows from the scoop or shovel. [Read More]

  • Keeping Skunks Out Of Your Yard: Three Ideas To Consider

    Seeing a skunk in your yard is not a pleasant experience. These pesky creatures can spray you, your children, or your pets, leaving behind a stinky mess. If you've noticed skunks in your neighborhood and want to keep them away from your yard and garden, here are some ideas you can put to use. Install Bright Lights Skunks are typically most active at night, and bright lights can scare them off. [Read More]

  • Time For Turf? 4 Steps To A Happy, Healthy Lawn

    If you've been longing for a lush, green lawn, turf is the way to go. With turf, you won't have to worry about choosing the right seed mixture, or waiting for those seeds to germinate. Instead, you'll have a beautiful lawn from the get-go. Of course, this instant beauty comes with its own specific requirements for care. By following the guidelines provided here, you'll be able to enjoy your own beautiful lawn. [Read More]

  • What Are Your Best Options For A Gorgeous, Low-Maintenance Lawn And Garden?

    Spring is often the time when a homeowner's thoughts turn to landscaping. Whether you want your neighbors to turn as green with envy as the grass in your yard, or would like a flower garden that has pops of color all spring, summer, and fall, you may already be mentally designing this year's garden. However, maintaining these picturesque lawns and gardens can often be a chore in itself. Read on to learn more about some low-maintenance trends that can give you an enviable lawn with a minimal amount of effort. [Read More]