Archive for February, 2012

Rain Water Harvesting

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

January is the time to put your garden in order.  Our onion sets, seed potatoes and garden seeds have arrived. This is also the time to put out pre-emergent for sticker burrs. Click here to go to the Farmer’s Almanac website to determine the last frost date for your area.
Jeff asked “Are you a supporter […]

Comal County Stock Show

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

[ 2012-02-29; ] The Comal County stock show opens tomorrow! If you win a Grand or Reserve Champion and purchase your feed from us, let us know! Purina feed, Cargill, and Jacoby feeds all have prizes and/or jackets for winners who feed their products.

Good luck to everyone, we are soo proud of our 4-H and FFA kids.  Remember, […]

Christmas Trees and Pets

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

With holiday season upon us, here are some thoughts about your pets and the holidays.
Jennifer asked “I recently purchased a puppy that is very active and into everything.  Will it hurt my puppy if he attacks and eats my Christmas tree, not only the needles but also the bark?”
Alan’s Answer: Christmas time can be a […]

Alan’s Answers for November 2011 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

We had some fun questions this month. It was great seeing so much interest.  I want you to know your pets and home are our priority.  Keep the questions coming!
Question: Ronda asked if it too early to “winterize” her yard right now. She says “My lawn is looking really good, especially after our recent rain, […]

Controlling those Pesky Flies

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Now is the time to map out your fly control program. Horn flies normally begin showing up in spring when average daily temperatures reach 65º F for a period of two weeks.  They remain a nuisance until cool weather in late fall or early winter.
Here are four quick tips to help you develop an integrated […]