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Build a Safe Home Playground

Fences Make Good Neighbors

All About Arbors and Trellises

Deck Design

Green Grass the Professional Way

Mailbox Beautification: Landscaping to the Letter

How to Live with Wildlife

Termite Proof Landscaping

Ornamental Trees are Year-Round Performers

No More Deer

The Arrival of Jack Frost

Parameters of Proper Pruning


Pets and Wildlife

Your domesticated friends will probably love country living as much as you do. But unless your dog or cat has already encountered a coyote or skunk, it may not realize these animals are threatening. Many smaller canine breeds are house pets and should rarely leave the home. Keeping your cat indoors can save the lives of defenseless wild animals like birds or baby rabbits.

If you decide to let your pet outside, never leave the pet food by the garage or the porch. It will attract more than just your pet!

Types of Wildlife

We'll take a look at the relatively harmless ones first...

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