November Gardening Tips

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

November Gardening Tips: Still time to add color!
Transform your landscape with the addition of fresh, colorful blooms! Pansies are by far the most popular Winter color. Dianthus (also known as “Pinks”), Snapdragons, Cyclamen, Violas and the fragrant Alyssum are also good choices for cold tolerant annuals. Ornamental Cabbage and Kale provide interesting texture in the […]

7 Stock Show Preparation Tips

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Fort Worth and County Youth Livestock Shows are around the corner and many students are working with their animals on stock show preparation for the upcoming season. Here are seven tips to consider as you work with your animal.
Diet: Watch and control your animals diet.  Inconsistent feeding can lead to problems in consumption and growth.
Always watch […]

Three Steps to a Peaceful Backyard Flock

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

 
 
Have you ever wondered what goes through a chicken’s mind?
Wouldn’t it be helpful if they could say, “My feathers are itchy!” or “I’m bored!”? Though humans and hens don’t speak the same language, simple changes can help backyard flock conversations go smoothly.
As backyard flock owners, we are tasked with becoming chicken whisperers. Keeping a […]

Simple Tips to Keep Pets Safe on Halloween

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

 
 
 
Halloween is fast approaching and people are running out of time to make sure their costume is perfect and the decorations are ready to go.
One thing people should not forget to do is ensure their pets are safe and sound. Dangers abound around Halloween night for dogs and cats, but a few simple precautions can […]

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