Tips & Safety

  • How to Choose Your Next – or First – Tractor

    How to Choose Your Next – or First – Tractor

    Posted in Tips & Safety on 10/14/2020
    Are you thinking about buying your next or first tractor? On the one hand, you're interested in the prospect of easing your workload or accomplishing new tasks.

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  • Tuck your lawn in for winter.

    Tuck your lawn in for winter.

    Posted in Tips & Safety on 9/10/2020
    Cool-season turfgrass fertilized in September and again between late October and December (depending on latitude) greened up two to six weeks earlier than grass that had only been fertilized in spring and summer, according to researchers at The Ohio State University (OSU). What's more important, the late-fertilized turf wasn't just greener, it was healthier, too.

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  • How to deter deer

    How to deter deer

    Posted in Tips & Safety on 2/7/2018
    Many people enjoy seeing deer around the homestead, but to dedicated gardeners, deer can be a pest. The average deer eats seven pounds of food per day, and gardens can provide a prime (and expensive) buffet.

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  • Don't dehydrate this winter

    Don't dehydrate this winter

    Posted in Tips & Safety on 1/9/2018
    Dehydration seems like a summer problem, but it is common in winter weather, too. In fact, dehydration is more likely to catch you unawares in the winter because you don't notice yourself sweating.

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