Recent Blog Posts

  • Fall Garden Clean Up is Spring Preparation

    October 1, 2018
    Every good gardener knows that there is a season for everything. The best gardeners know how to make each season count. What if I told you that cleaning up your garden will help prepare you for spring in more ways than you ever imagined?
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  • The Best Knife Rust Prevention

    September 1, 2018
    You and your knife can have a high maintenance relationship if you don’t take care of it properly.  The worst thing that can happen to any owner of a knife is to let the blade rust.
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  • Controlling Mosquitoes In Your Lawn

    August 1, 2018
    It’s mosquito season and everyone is worried more than ever now that Zika has been all over the news. Let’s face it, mosquitos are not going anywhere and deep down we all know it.
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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    August 1, 2018
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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  • Summer Maintenance for Southern Lawns

    July 1, 2018
    Summer can be a brutal season in the south, with high temperatures, oppressive humidity and frequent thunderstorms, not to mention heavy use from pets and children. Properly cared for, however, your lawn can thrive all summer long.
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  • It's Time To Lime Your Lawn!

    June 1, 2018
    Caring for your lawn is a year-round task if proper consideration is given and you’re making a conscious effort to have a picture-perfect lawn year over year. For many homeowners, one path to a healthier lawn is adding lime before summer or winter. What is lime exactly?
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  • Knife Safety

    May 1, 2018
    Poor knife-wielding techniques in the kitchen can often result in more than just annoying bandages and anti-bacterial ointments.
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  • Gardening in Challenging Spaces

    April 1, 2018
    Every garden is different, and very few gardeners are fortunate enough to have a perfect plot of level, rich soil with exactly the right amount of sunlight, moisture and drainage for every gardening dream.
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  • Getting your Deck Ready for Spring

    March 1, 2018
    As soon as the snow melts and the ground is somewhat thawed, it is the perfect time to start getting your deck ready for spring. This way, you can spend more time relaxing and enjoying your deck later on in the warm summer sun. Winter is often hard on decks; especially those made of all wood.
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  • Tactical Knife vs. Regular Knife

    February 1, 2018
    Most knife-wielding beginners are completely unbeknownst to the plethora of different types of knives, all with their own practical applications. There are many different types of tactical knives, each of which carry their own specific purpose.
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  • January Garden Ideas

    January 1, 2018
    The start of a new year is a great time to start new gardening tasks, and savvy gardeners know there is plenty to keep busy with in January, even if the garden may be buried under ice and snow.
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  • Shop Local This Holiday Season

    December 16, 2017
    Whether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping.
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  • Caring for your new Case Knife

    December 5, 2017
    Being able to maintain and care for a Case Knife is an important attribute every knife owner should know. Proper knife care is critical to keeping the knife in quality condition and to keep it from becoming rusted, corroded, or dull.
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  • Adding Finishing Touches When Woodworking

    November 1, 2017
    Woodworking is more than just a DIY project. Woodworking is a form of art and an expression of one’s personality. It goes beyond cutting and shaping the wood itself to give it a life and appearance unlike anything else. There are so many ways to work with wood.
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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 15, 2017
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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  • Case Knife Guide 101

    October 1, 2017
    Case knives are premium, hand-crafted items with a rich family history and dedication to quality that makes these knives not only exquisitely functional but also beautifully collectible.
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Deer Plots

    September 1, 2017
    Deer plots – also called hunting, feeding, food or harvest plots, depending on their purpose – can easily be managed to keep deer healthy and help them reach their full physical potential. With just minimal care, plots can be ideal habitats for deer to visit.
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  • Where To Start When Building A Deck From Scratch

    August 1, 2017
    Building a deck from scratch is one of the toughest DIY projects one can take on. Think about it.
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  • Go From an Old Deck To New In Just A Few Steps

    June 21, 2017
    With summer right around the corner, there’s no doubt you’ll be having a lot of fun in your backyard this season. Since you’re going to be throwing all sorts of parties from barbecues to bonfires, take some time to revamp your deck and give it a new look.
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  • What You Need To Build Your Own Garden

    May 1, 2017
    This summer, try starting your own garden bed and growing plants from seedlings or planting container plants. Whether you are planting vegetables or flowers, starting your own garden can be a very rewarding and fruitful experience, pun intended.
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  • Think Spring! Getting Your Lawn In Shape

    April 16, 2017
    As you’re looking out your window, coffee cup in hand and all you see is snow I can understand that it must be hard to think about spring and your lawn. Yet, no matter how many feet of snow are still left, you should start giving some thought about getting your lawn into shape this spring.
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  • Preparing for Chicks: Setting Up Your Brooder

    April 1, 2017
    Spring is chick season. Whether you are just starting a flock, increasing the numbers of chickens you keep or bringing new breeds home to try. Your brooder is critical to give for your chicks security, warmth and shelter they need for their earliest days.
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  • Fine Tune Your Gas Grill for the Grilling Season

    March 1, 2017
    Nothing says spring better than a rich, smoky barbecue aroma wafting on the breeze, but is your grill up to the task? After a long, chilly winter stored away, your gas grill may need some fine tuning to be ready for the tastiest spring and summer grilling.
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  • Firewood Storage in Winter

    February 16, 2017
    Nothing is cozier on a cold winter evening than a crackling fire, warm and glowing, in the fireplace or stove. Wood heat is also less expensive than many gas or electric furnaces, and can be more practical for home heating and cooking in many areas.
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  • Protecting Plants From Frost

    January 16, 2017
    Whether it is a late fall chill or early spring freeze, a little frost can be deadly to many plants. Tender seedlings, newly planted flowers, shrubs and trees and even established plants in areas that are not used to cold are at risk when the temperatures dip.
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