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, 20 Sep 2017 19:29:56 -0400Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:29:56 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comGet 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 -0400The Importance of a Chicken Coopblog_487801496289600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/48780/the-importance-of-a-chicken-coopWith plenty of buzz about how much healthier and more humane "free-range" poultry can be, it may seem better to forget about a chicken coop for your flock.BlogsThu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400How to Stop Your Dog From Bullying Other Dogsblog_487981496289600http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/48798/how-to-stop-your-dog-from-bullying-other-dogsDogs are social animals that are most comfortable with companionship, but that doesn't mean that all dogs naturally get along. It can be embarrassing and even dangerous when a dog becomes a bully, but fortunately there are ways a responsible pet owner can correct their dog's bullying behavior.BlogsThu, 01 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Petblog_487671493636400http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/48767/controlling-fleas-and-ticks-on-your-petFleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.BlogsMon, 01 May 2017 07:00:00 -0400Tips On Fly Control For Your Cattleblog_221471493611200http://elgin-generalstore.com/blog/article/22147/tips-on-fly-control-for-your-cattleEvery year spring brings new beginnings. The sun shines, livestock begin to breed, and the grass begins to turn green again. With all that beauty also comes some disadvantages. The one disadvantage you should be aware of is fly season.BlogsMon, 01 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400