Elgin General Store: Blog Channelhttp://elgin-generalstore.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://cdn.newmediaretailer.com/173/assets/v1/343000/343224/thumb_78ba44bc3017c48fe906a3355aec30ff1903ebd87c4589f1adpimgpsh_fullsize_distr.jpgElgin General Storehttp://elgin-generalstore.comen-USCopyright 2017, Elgin General StoreWed, 22 Nov 2017 04:20:49 -0500Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:20:49 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comHow to Make Pumpkin Plantersblog_524641509508800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/52464/how-to-make-pumpkin-plantersPumpkins are the ultimate autumn decoration, but you can do so much more than just pile them around or carve jack-o-lanterns. Pumpkin planters are easy to create and there are many ways to use them beautifully for all your fall decorating.BlogsWed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400Training Your Dog From the Pad to the Yardblog_524851509508800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/52485/training-your-dog-from-the-pad-to-the-yardUsing pee pads can be great for an indoor potty area for your dog, especially if you live in an apartment, need to leave your dog home during long work days or can't manage to let your dog outdoors as often as it may need.BlogsWed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400Most Hyper Dog Breedsblog_521071506874320http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/52107/most-hyper-dog-breedsA hyper dog can be an energetic, active companion or an unending source of mischief and trouble, depending on your energy levels and how you handle your dog's behavior. Which are the most hyper dog breeds, and are you ready for their energy? Is a Hyper Dog Right for You?BlogsSun, 01 Oct 2017 12:12:00 -0400General Fly Control for Property, Yards and Farmblog_521101506874320http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/52110/general-fly-control-for-property-yards-and-farmFlies can be more than just a nuisance, they can actually be dangerous to you, your animals, your garden and your crops. There are dozens of types of flies that can mean trouble, but fortunately, it is no trouble to take simple steps to control all sorts of fly populations around your property.BlogsSun, 01 Oct 2017 12:12:00 -0400Get an Early Start on Your Canningblog_510591504238400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/51059/get-an-early-start-on-your-canningCanning 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.BlogsFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Best Ways to Get Rid of and Prevent Fleas and Ticksblog_510801504238400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/51080/best-ways-to-get-rid-of-and-prevent-fleas-and-ticksFleas and ticks are no one's favorite guests, but dealing with these pests is an inevitable part of pet ownership. Fortunately, there are easy ways to get rid of fleas and ticks and prevent them from coming back.BlogsFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400What Are The Cleanest Dog Breeds?blog_502951501560000http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/50295/what-are-the-cleanest-dog-breedsAll dog owners know that every four-legged family member comes with a certain amount of mess, but are some dogs naturally cleaner than others? By learning which dog breeds are the cleanest, you can choose the best furry addition to your family.BlogsTue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Pruning Azaleasblog_503151501560000http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/50315/pruning-azaleasAzaleas are beautiful flowering shrubs popular for landscaping, but without proper pruning they can occasionally get shaggy and overgrown. Fortunately, it's easy to keep these shrubs in top shape so they always look their very best.BlogsTue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Caring for Pigletsblog_496271498881600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/49627/caring-for-pigletsPigs can be a fun and profitable addition to your farm, whether you are raising a pig for meat or to breed more pigs to sell. It can be a challenge to care for piglets, however, and you need to be ready to meet their particular needs in order to raise thriving, healthy pigs.BlogsSat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400What Is Bugging Your Garden?blog_496451498881600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/49645/what-is-bugging-your-gardenMany gardeners have a love-hate relationship with the bugs in their garden. There are insects that are undeniably beneficial and great residents, as they enhance pollination, improve soil quality and defend plants against more aggressive, harmful bugs and other wildlife.BlogsSat, 01 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400