Tips for Getting Rid of Bugs, Insects, and Snakes Living in the desert has its perks—such as beautiful sunsets, mild winters, and endless hiking trails—but it also comes with a few annoying pests. Namely, Arizona based insects, scorpions, and snakes. Arizona is made up of 14 different biomes. Each biome is characterized by diverse vegetation, animals, bugs, insects, and more. This means that there are countless pests calling Arizona home. Whether you’re new to the Grand Canyon state or are a native, there are a few steps you can take to decrease the likelihood of coming across one of these...
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How to Keep Your Horse’s Hooves Healthy Horse hoof care is one of the most important, yet sometimes forgotten, requirements for a healthy horse. This article will provide some basic horse hoof care tips to help you get started! Your Friend, the Farrier The farrier is one of the most important partners you and your horse have, besides the veterinarian. Make sure you choose a reputable, experienced one that you can trust! The farrier trims hooves, inspects shoes, and detects and corrects any problems such as under-run heels, a club foot, or flare in the hoof walls. And of course,...
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It’s that time of year again: the kids are anxiously awaiting the end of a long school year, and the temperatures are already rising! Summer is here, and if you’re a native of Arizona or have lived here in the summer, you know what that means: extreme temperatures and monsoons. It also means planning vacations out-of-state so you can get a break from the heat. Just like you prepare for summer activities and getaways, you should also prepare your house and yard for the summer heat! In this article you’ll find tips to get your home ready so you can...
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Fall is a wonderful time to plant a new garden, or freshen up your current flower bed. Many of the plants you expect to plant during spring throughout much of the country actually do best when planted during fall here in Arizona. With our help, you can have your plants looking healthy and vibrant all through the winter!
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You think you have what it takes to become a beekeeper? Well once you’re done reading this buzzworthy article, you certainly will! Beekeeping is a popular practice that is continuing to rise as the bee population declines. For years, honey was the major motivator for beekeeping. It was the only way to produce succulent sweetener for food and drinks — that is, until the discovery of cane sugar came along.
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