Spring is around the corner and that means one thing, CHICK DAYS at D&B Supply. Your favorite store receives several breeds of chickens and other poultry every week, during this time. Each store gets its own, unique collection of chicks. So, if you are looking for specific breeds, check the lists from other D&B stores, […]

Never mind that it’s February and 32-degrees outside. The sun is shining! Just the blue sky and the winter garden bathed in direct sunlight can make any of us long for Spring and the start of the growing season. For now though, many of us can get our “fix” by preparing for the coming season. […]

Don’t Trash That Pumpkin! It Could Be Next Year’s Harvest. Pumpkins on the front step. It is a familiar site right now. They are traditional décor for both Halloween and Thanksgiving. In the U.S. alone, there are 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkin produced annually. While most are processed for consumption, a good portion of that […]

No matter what time of the tomato season it is, gardeners always have green tomatoes. With that in mind, this tomato preservation procedure can be used as long as you have fresh-from-the-vine, green tomatoes. Do not use tomatoes that have endured even one night of frost. It’s too late for them… and for you, my […]

Yikes! What the heck happened to my lawn? The grass is all matted down and instead of a healthy green color; it’s turned a sickly grayish-tan and unnatural pink. As an advanced Master Gardner with the University of Idaho, I quickly discovered it is Snow Mold. It’s a fungus. There are two types of Snow […]

I wanted to yank out my Jonagold apple tree after going through my Master Gardener training. If you want a product worthy of eating, beginning in early spring, you really must tend to your apple trees weekly with pesticides and fungicides. I was additionally discouraged when I learned, it doesn’t matter how well you do […]

Problem: You have a bird dog named Speckles and you really want backyard chickens. She is a German Shorthair, and her breed is known for its superb hunting abilities. Solution: Slow and thoughtful integration. Yes, you too, can have various life forms living harmoniously in your backyard. When you bring home day old chicks you […]

Calling all A-type personalities! You know who you are. You like your underwear drawer neatly organized, your towels folded a specific way and the dishwasher loaded… just so. Well, this blog is for you. My technique of getting picture-perfect rows of lettuce, carrots, and beets, while being thrifty, will have you proudly grinning from ear-to-ear. […]