Elgin General Store: Blog Channelhttp://elgin-generalstore.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://cdn.newmediaretailer.com/173/assets/v1/434000/434289/thumb_elgin-green-logo.jpgElgin General Storehttp://elgin-generalstore.comen-USCopyright 2019, Elgin General StoreFri, 19 Jul 2019 02:42:14 -0400Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:42:14 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comSummer Exercise Ideas to Enjoy With Your Petblog_579941563163200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/57994/summer-exercise-ideas-to-enjoy-with-your-petSome form of exercise should be a part of every person's daily routine. With the warm weather still holding strong, there's no better time to be outside, breaking a sweat, and soaking up some sun.BlogsMon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400How to Find the Balance between Forage and Feed for Your Horses while Avoiding Obesityblog_647861562001660http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/64786/how-to-find-the-balance-between-forage-and-feed-for-your-horses-while-avoiding-obesityHow do you provide proper nutrition to them without an overabundance of calories?BlogsMon, 01 Jul 2019 13:21:00 -0400Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultryblog_570171560571200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/57017/hot-weather-tips-for-raising-poultryAs temperatures begin to flare above 90 degrees with high humidity, don't forget about caring for your flock. An important requirement for raising poultry is maintaining a cool environment for them to produce and thrive.BlogsSat, 15 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400June Garden Tipsblog_401781559361600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/40178/june-garden-tipsJune is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most beautiful blooms.BlogsSat, 01 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400How to Create a Spring Porch Potblog_558211557892800http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/55821/how-to-create-a-spring-porch-potPorch pots are a great way to brighten any entryway and welcome guests to your home, and they're even more fun when you jazz up your porch pot with seasonal flair. A spring porch pot will add instant color to your entry and evoke all the freshness and renewal of the season.BlogsWed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400Spring Lawn Care Tipsblog_563771556683200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/56377/spring-lawn-care-tipsWarmer days means more time outdoors. It also means everything outdoors begins to grow and thrive after being dormant all winter. As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home is the lawn that surrounds it.BlogsWed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400Tips to Keep Chicks Entertainedblog_631851555340700http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/63185/tips-to-keep-chicks-entertainedChicks and chickens need stimulation and entertainment to stay healthy, and a healthy, happy chicken is one that will behave better, lay more eggs, and be a more pleasant barnyard or backyard companion.BlogsMon, 15 Apr 2019 11:05:00 -0400Spring on the Farmblog_275691554091200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/27569/spring-on-the-farmSpring is the busiest season of all on the farm, and understanding spring farm tasks is the first step in being ready to tackle each one for a productive and prosperous season. In spring… Snow melts and fields and roads flood.BlogsMon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400Starting Your Flockblog_625541551454860http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/62554/starting-your-flockIt can be exciting to start a new flock of chickens, and the benefits - entertaining pets, unique company, fresh eggs and healthy meat - are equally exciting, but it is important to start the flock carefully so your poultry will be happy in their new home.BlogsFri, 01 Mar 2019 10:41:00 -0500Winter WildBird Feeding 101blog_124791550239140http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/12479/winter-wildbird-feeding-101Late fall and winter provide a new set of challenges for our feathered friends. Most of the lush vegetation, full of berries and seeds, has withered away. In addition, most insects are either dead or dormant and the heavy snows will soon bury most natural sources of wild bird food.BlogsFri, 15 Feb 2019 08:59:00 -0500