Recent Blog Posts

  • Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canning

    September 1, 2015
    The process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.
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  • Vegetables to Plant in Midsummer

    August 15, 2015
    Planting in midsummer is all about thinking ahead for a great fall harvest. Season gardeners understand the importance of starting early and always planning ahead. Planting takes time and patience in all aspects of gardening.
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  • 5 Tips to Attract Orioles

    August 1, 2015
    Orioles are popular and distinct backyard birds, but they can also be difficult to attract because of their unique preferences. Backyard birders who know how to make their yard oriole-friendly, however, will be rewarded with these beautiful birds all summer long.
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  • Get an Early Start on Your Canning

    July 15, 2015
    Canning is a great way to preserve a bountiful harvest, create healthier meals and save money on groceries, but it can also be an arduous workload, particularly if you have a large garden and many different types of produce to can.
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  • Southern States July 2015 Equine News - Feeding the Easy Keeper

    July 14, 2015
    Looking for helpful tips on feeding your easy keeper?  Southern States provides useful information to help you through the challenge of maintaining your easy keepers nutritional requirments while managing to avoid obesity. Click here for the complete Southern States equine newsletter!
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  • Stop Grubs From Killing Your Lawn

    July 1, 2015
    Grubs are small but mighty pests, causing a lot of lawn damage and frustrating homeowners. Fortunately, there are easy steps to protect lawns and minimize any risk of grub infestations or extensive damage.
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  • Southern States June 2015 Equine News

    June 23, 2015
    Check out Southern States June 2015 Equine News, Beat the Heat. With summer here, you will have more opportunities to ride your equine friend.
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  • How To Stop Or Minimize Excessive Shedding

    June 15, 2015
    One of the greatest hardships as a pet owner is dealing with unwanted hair in your home. Nearly every dog or cat no matter what their age sheds. Some breeds shed more than others, but all pets will do it.
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  • No Hummingbirds at Your Feeders? We Have Solutions!

    June 1, 2015
    Hummingbirds are some of the most desirable backyard birds, but if they aren't finding your backyard to their liking, there are many steps you can take to attract them to your feeders.
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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    May 15, 2015
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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