Entries by Brandon Ellrich

Great Tips for Feeding Fish

You may enjoy feeding fish to catch and eat, or simply to observe their movement through the water and bask in the serenity that they can elicit. Either way, we can suggest some food that will help provide the nutrition they need. If you’re looking for a good standard pond fish food, the Purina Catfish 32 […]

Eliminating Algae From Your Pond

In last week’s post, we showed you a video  about Pond Weed Control. Today we are introducing some products to help with eliminating algae and other unwanted growth on the surface of your pond, lake, or other backyard water feature. Terry Calhoun is a representative from West Plains Veterinary Supply and he is speaking with […]

Pond Weed Control

In last week’s post, we gave you a preview of our newest series CARING FOR YOUR POND AND AQUATIC LIFE. In today’s post, we’re showing a video that focuses on pond weed control above and below the surface of your pond. Terry Calhoun is a representative from West Plains Veterinary Supply and is very knowledgeable […]

NEW Series: Caring for Your Pond and Aquatic Life

Would you like to see your pond and aquatic life go from this…   …to this?   Stay tuned to our blog and we’ll show you how! Learning Pond & Aquatic Life Management In the coming weeks, we’ll provide you with tips and products that will help get rid of unwanted growth in and around […]

5 Time Tested Strategies for Attracting Orioles

Orioles have striking orange or yellow and black plumage which makes them fairly easy to identify. In Missouri, now is the time to start looking out for these seasonal visitors with their gentle birdsong. Last year, we had many customers tell us that they had seen more orioles in their area than ever before. If […]

Attracting Hummingbirds

Want to Host Some Hummingbirds, hmmm …? It’s about that time when hummingbirds will be returning from their winter stay in Mexico and Central America (lucky them!) In this post, we will advise you on ways to make your yard their first choice for a summer home. Plants for Hummingbirds Putting out hummingbird feeders will […]

Attracting Bluebirds and Wrens

In our last post, Watch Out for Birds! we identified some birds common to Missouri, so now we can focus on how to attract them. Not all birds utilize birdhouses, so we will focus on a couple that do: Bluebirds and Wrens. Bluebirds Bluebirds will make their nests in natural cavities, artificial nesting boxes or […]

Watch Out for Birds! Popular Birdwatching in Missouri

There are over 900 different species of birds in North America and more than 400 varieties of species we can find when birdwatching in Missouri. During the coming weeks, we will give tips on how to attract various kinds of birds, what they like to eat, and what you can do to help them feel […]

Flock Talk

Join in for our live Facebook “Flock Talk” event on Wed. March 24th at 6 p.m. My Purina sales consultant, Sarah Leonard, will join Kristine for a very informative evening, plus Q/A time with a local veterinarian, a demonstration on how to give a chicken a shot, and lots more. You can send questions in […]