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Outdoor Power Equipment
Published On: February 9, 2017
Outdoor Power Equipment We stock only the best brands for our outdoor power equipment products. STIHL is a Virginia Beach-based company that has manufacturing facilities all across the US. They employ over 2,100 people nationwide to bring you an operation run entirely by a brand you can trust. From manufacturing to product assembly to sales, STIHL does it all. They bring quality outdoor power equipment like blowers, trimmers, brush cutters, chainsaws, and multi-task tools.  They pride themselves on stocking through smaller retails and not mass merchants. They’ve been awarded the ‘Contractors’ Top 50 New...
Parts of a Saddle
Published On: February 3, 2017
(image courtesy of saddleonline.com) Want to know everything there is to know about saddles? You do? That’s great! This guide to the different parts of a saddle should give you a basic overview of those phrases you keep hearing but maybe haven’t memorized quite yet. We’ll even give you some helpful tips on how to remember the names of the parts! Saddle up, because we’re about to trot down vocabulary trail. THE HORN We’re going to go through this one first since it’s probably the easiest to remember among the parts of a saddle. Much like the...
Southern Style and Western Style Celebrities are embracing country culture and making it uniquely theirs. From celebrities to fashion blogs, everyone is getting in on the chic styling of country clothing. Where some celebrities (like Lady Gaga) have only recently jumped on the western style bandwagon, country stars like Taylor Swift and Maddie & Tae have rejuvenated the country brand to give it a modern twist. Gone are the days where a cowgirl hat and cowgirl boots were the key components of country fashion. Now, almost any piece of clothing can be ‘country-fied’ with...
Country Home Interior Design Blogs
Published On: January 17, 2017
Our selection of housewares will complete any country home. From artistic cow pillows to inspirational wall pieces, we have the items that will turn your home into a reflection of your personality and interests.  Housewares are the little things that make your house a home. Big name stores carry plenty of housewares, but we choose only the products that we think our customers will love from a pool of thousands. In addition, we stock items that would be hard to find anywhere else, such as canning supplies and gun safes. The best part is...
Baby Birds and Bird Feed
Published On: January 17, 2017
When you find injured baby birds, there are certain steps you should take to ensure they lives a long and healthy life. The first thing to do when you come across a baby bird in need of aid is to call a Wildlife Care Center if you found the bird in the wild. Removing it from its natural habitat can harm the bird in the long run. There’s a 2-5 day span of a baby bird’s life when it cannot fly and remains on the ground, cared for by its parents. The parents also...
Saddles for Sale
Published On: January 12, 2017
Saddles for Sale If you’re thinking of purchasing saddles for sale, it’s best to buy from a company that really knows what they’re talking about. As a store that specializes in farm and country life, we know which saddles will work perfect for your situation. Whether you’re new to riding or an expert, we have the saddles that will give you a comfortable and safe ride. Different Types of Saddles There are different types of Western Saddles that have varying seats depths and seat padding depending on your comfort level and the amount of...
Riding Lawn Mowers: Fast Facts
Published On: January 18, 2016
Riding lawn mowers are the best option for those who want to get the job done quickly. Regular grass mowing will be necessary. If you have a large yard to mow, you may be considering a riding mower. Below are some helpful facts that might help in your decision. Benefits of Riding Lawn Mowers Using a riding mower is much faster than mowing with a push mower. If your health prevents you from using a push mower, a riding mower allows you to maintain your yard without hiring an outside professional.  Riding lawn mowers...
Winter Lawn Care
Published On: January 14, 2016
As the most neglected season of the year, you need to make sure to stay on top of your winter lawn care. It can be tempting to stay indoors when the temperature drops below freezing, but this is the time when your lawn needs you more than ever! You probably put the lawn mower away when there’s no longer a need to mow.   However, there are a few actions you can take during the winter that can ensure a beautiful, lush yard once spring rolls around again. Keep it Clean When going outside becomes less...
Spotting Weather Trends For Your Farm
Published On: December 22, 2015
Agriculture climatologists live for the moments when weather data reveals a trend or pattern that’s useful for farmers, and keeping updated on weather trends is the best option for you and your farm. There are many types of weather cycles and millions of data points to ponder, but the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a good place to start. La Niña For now, ENSO is in the warming phase (El Niño) and climatologists are trying to find out if or when it will revert back to the cooling phase (La Niña) and for...
Maintaining a home that’s both pet friendly and clean can be a struggle. You love your pets, but you probably don’t love the fur, odors and messes they leave around the house.  But it is possible to have pets without having your home look or smell like them as long as you take care to groom and clean up after them regularly and effectively. Control the fur When you have a pet, fur inevitably ends up everywhere, but you can help control the fur with a few simple actions. There are pet vacuums available...