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Animals and Pets

Is Mistletoe Poisonous to Dogs and Cats?

December 24, 2010

If your dog or cat ate mistletoe you might want to read this. You may have heard that the common mistletoe plant is poisonous and this past week we had an incident at our home that prompted some further research on just how poisonous mistletoe is. Here is what happened. At the Saturday market I [...]

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Poison plants that can kill your dog (or cat) or can at least make them very sick.

November 19, 2010

It’s that time of year again when many gardeners are planting bulbs and tubers in anticipation of their beautiful spring blossoms. That is, at least those proactive gardeners are doing this. I tend to forget to plant my new bulbs until I see the interesting flowers in spring and then kick myself for neglecting to [...]

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Dead Grass? Here is how to fix it.

November 4, 2010

Need Help Repairing Your Grass? Here is an excerpt from my eBook GROWING GREAT LAWNS One of the most popular posts here is one I wrote called, “Is dog pee killing your grass? Here are some solutions.” That’s a pretty common question for people with dogs but there are lots of reasons why you may [...]

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Is dog pee killing your grass? Here are some solutions.

June 5, 2008

A problem I am asked for advice on regularly is how to stop my dog’s urine (or the neighbors’ dogs’ urine!) from killing my grass. Here is an Excerpt from my newest eBook on GROWING GREAT LAWNS available HERE at Rainforth Home and Garden. For my post on repairing lawn click (here)   If you [...]

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