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Our wine specialist Cindy has put together a pairing guide just for you! If the classic turkey pairing of Pinot Noir is not your favorite there are other great wines that pair wonderfully with turkey, or whatever else you may be consuming! Cheers!

Baffling your feeders against squirrels and raccoons will save you big bucks and end your frustration! Not only will a baffle save your seed from pests, it will protect your bird feeder against damage that furry critters with fingers, claws and teeth are capable of.

It is a no brainer that soil is important to a plants health. Soil provides all the minerals, organic matter, oxygen and water that plants need. Fall time is a great time to test your soil and see how it compares to the ideal soil.

The fall season is the prime time to prep you yard for the next growing season and to get your home ready for the colder months head. Besides cleaning up your lawn and bagging falling leaves, fall is a great time to plant trees and shrubs and to get your lawn healthy for the spring! It’s not only important to take care of your garden, but the exterior of your home too, in order to keep your home’s curb appeal in tip top shape. Here are our top tips for your home’s exterior maintenance: 1. Think about your Lawn Fall is an important time to fertilize your grass.

Right now is the best time to plant grass seed! This includes patching any spots that don’t look too good. Why now? The temperature is perfect, the soil has just enough moisture and most importantly, planting grass seed now gives the seed enough time to establish a root system and germinate before the ground freezes. For best results, follow these steps: Choose your seed.

Your vegetable garden will need special attention now that the season is changing. Make sure all frost-sensitive plants are completely harvested before the first frost. If you are eager to extend the harvest you can cover plants with a blanket on nights when frost is predicted. Now through mid-October is the time to plant garlic for harvest next summer.

It is that time again! The hummingbirds are getting ready to migrate south for the winter. Are you ready to help these little guys out? You can cater the hummingbird population easily with Dr. JB’s clean feeder!

Everything Mums! Don’t be sad that summer blooms are almost over, Mums will fill the gardens as we welcome Autumn. The hardy mums you will find at Sawyer Home & Garden Center come in an array of colors. And now is the time to plant!

It’s a blue time for blueberries, they are almost done! Hopefully we will have them for a couple more weeks here at Sawyer Home & Garden Center, but there is no guarantee. Now is the time to stock up and freeze some blueberries so you can enjoy them this fall! You can pick up a 5 or 10 pound box from our Famers Market everyday between the hours of 8:00am and 8:00pm.