Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Beginner’s Guide to Horse Grooming

As humans, you and I have to wash and brush our hair regularly to keep it clean and looking great. Horses, too, require frequent grooming to maintain a beautiful coat. If you’re new to owning …

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3 Ideas to Keep the Bunnies Off Your Plants

With options ranging from nutritious green beans to filling potatoes, planting a garden is a great way to stock your home with delicious and fresh food. But you aren’t the only one who will find …

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What You Need to Know About Raising Chickens for Eggs

There is nothing better than using a fresh egg in your morning omelet. An egg that you gathered just 10 minutes earlier from your backyard chicken coop, no less. Plenty of homeowners are raising chickens …

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The hidden costs of horse ownership

Have you always dreamed of owning a horse? You’re picturing yourself riding down trails with the wind in your hair, but are you prepared for the hidden and unexpected costs? Purchasing a horse is a …

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DIY ideas for protecting your bird seed from squirrels

Squirrels are cute when they’re climbing trees, nibbling on acorns and even when they’re simply sitting. Squirrels are not so cute, however, when they’re eating from your bird feeder once again. Not only do they …

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5 signs you might be ready for your own hobby farm

Living in the city has its perks, but you’re ready for something new, something different. You might even be ready to escape the bustling city altogether and finally try out the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed …

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Get decked out: How to prep your outdoor living space for Summer 2015

When summer arrives, we all spend as much time as we can outdoors. We turn our decks and patios into outdoor living rooms or kitchens, and we spend plenty of time cooking, eating, relaxing and …

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Day Trails to Visit and Explore on Horseback in Maryland

One of the best ways to enjoy Maryland is from horseback, and the DNR maintains plenty of park trails for horseback riding. Check out the following parks, all within an hour’s drive of Annapolis.

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5 Steps to Harden Off Seedlings

 
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Hardening off is the process of getting indoor-started seedlings accustomed to the outdoor environment by gradually exposing them to daily …

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