Friday, July 21, 2017

To see warblers, concentrate on their habitat — old fields, forest edges, woods, and country roads. If there's a stream nearby, that's even better.

A sunburn may not seem like a big deal; however, sun damage causes pain, discomfort and it can put you at risk for skin cancer.

Backyard chickens can be a great addition to your backyard, but proper care is a must.

Poison hemlock is not the only plant that you should be on the lookout for. Jimsonweed, pokeweed and black locust are potentially poisonous to livestock.

The spotted jewelweed plant relieves itching and dries poison ivy rashes up quickly without drying out surrounding skin.

Most hay fires occur within the first six weeks after baling. Moisture content is the main factor that causes hay and straw to spontaneously combust.

Succulents are some of the easiest plants to propagate. Many of them can root and produce a new plant from a stem cutting, a division, an offset or a leaf.

There are a number of wildlife species that take advantage of food plots — deer, turkey, squirrels, waterfowl, upland birds, rabbits and doves.

Hummingbird sightings don’t have to be a rare occurrence. An abundance of food, water, nesting sites and perches will attract them to your garden.

Male ruby-throats usually return about a week before females. If you haven't yet hung a nectar feeder, do it today.
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