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Reduce mowing to help bees

by | Monday, August 6, 2018 |
Help bees by reducing mowing

It turns out lawns can provide surprisingly good habitat for native bees as long as they’re not mowed too often. US Forest Service ecologists came to that conclusion after monitoring bee activity during the summer in residential Springfield, Massachusetts.The scientists report that lawns mowed every two weeks have more beneficial bees than those mowed weekly, while grass cut every three weeks had a larger number of pollen and nectar sources like clover and dandelions.With cultivated grass...

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5 Hot Weather Tips for Pets

by | Saturday, June 2, 2018 |

Summertime is fun, and if you're careful in the hot weather, you and your pets are in for a great time! Our pets aren't as well adapted to the elements as wild animals are, and our companions can be as susceptible to extreme temps as much as their owners are. What that means for your pet is when temperatures get extreme, pet safety should be your primary concern.Five ways to stay safe while enjoying summer with your pet:Respect the heat. People aren't the only ones that may be overwhelmed by a...

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Protect your yard from urine burns with NaturVet

by | Sunday, April 8, 2018 |

Natural Quality—GuaranteedSince 1994, NaturVet has been making healthy pet care supplements and supplies to help pets live happy, healthy lives. They are a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant company and their products are manufactured in an FDA-registered facility. For added certainty, they are voluntarily and independently audited for safety and quality by both U.L. Labs and the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC).It all started with Winston the LabradorNaturVet was founded in...

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