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4th of July

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
Jul
4
8:00 am

Happy 4th of July2 300x251 4th of JulyEagle Hardware Farm and Ranch will close early on Thursday, July 4 at 12:00pm.  We wish all our customers a very happy and safe Independence Day weekend.  If you are out and about on the 4th of July, stop in the store, and pick up whatever you need. Wherever the holiday takes you, please enjoy celebrating our great nation’s birthday!

Fish Truck Deliveries

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
May
11
9:00 am
May
25
9:00 am

fish truck may 2015 3 300x225 Fish Truck DeliveriesAre you ready to stock your pond? The fish truck from Stock My Pond rolls back into our parking lot on Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, May 25 from 9:00 – 11:00am.

The fish truck will have channel cat, large mouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, hybrid bluegill, red ear bream, and fathead minnows.  The fish truck provides containers for all fish but the 11″ channel cats, so please bring your own containers for them.

It is not necessary to pre-order the fish, but if you are looking for a large quantity or a particular breed, we suggest you reserve your fish. Skip the line! Pre-booked orders will be filled first. Questions? Give us a call at 972-635-7878.

Chicken Workshop: April 4

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

eagle post chicks workshop 2019 300x157 Chicken Workshop: April 4As many of you have participated and experienced, Eagle Hardware Farm and Ranch has hosted a number of workshops in the past to help educate our customers and community.  Topics have ranged from cattle to chicks to cucumbers.  Looking to expand your flock? Or thinking about starting to raise chickens? You’re in luck! The next workshop up is the Chicken Workshop on Thursday, April 4.  The Chicken Workshop is one of the most popular.  Last year we had close to 100 attendees! This year it is on April 4 at 6:30pm in the barn at Eagle Hardware.  If you currently have chickens, plan on getting chicks, or are simply curious what the ruckus is all about, make plans to be at Eagle Hardware on this night.  Our speaker will be Bob Wucher form Purina Animal Nutrition.

Dinner will be served. Please do not forget to RSVP soon by calling the store at 972-635-7878 or online here using the form below.  Space is limited and we know the workshop will fill fast.  See you there!

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Caring for Succulents

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Succulents in unique 1 300x259 Caring for Succulents

We can tell our customers love succulents! Since we started selling succulents last month, we’ve had a few questions about how to care for them. The below should help. As always, you can stop by the store and we’ll be glad to help or call us at 972-635-7878.

Zones:
HARDY SUCCULENTS when placed in the sunlight will intensify in color. Sempervivums change color with the seasons and each variety has its own most colorful time of the year.

Light:
Most varieties need at least half a day to a full day of sunlight. In extremely hot areas some afternoon shade is recommended.

Planting:
Remove plants from their pots and plant making sure the soil level remains the same depth on the plant. Once established, your succulents will benefit from a layer of pebbles or pea gravel spread on the soil around the plant. This is also very decorative.

Soil:
Succulents need good draining soil. When planting in the garden, make sure the area drains well and is not in a low spot that would stay wet. For container planting you can incorporate sand, gravel or volcanic rock for better drainage. The container you are planting in should have a drainage hole or put crushed rock on the bottom before your planting medium.

Watering:
Succulents don’t like to have wet feet.  Always water thoroughly when the time does come to water but let them dry considerably in between waterings.

Fertilizer:
Most succulents need very little fertilizer. Watering with a well balanced fertilizer once a month will be all they need.

Flowering:
Sedum all have different bloom times and colors ranging from pink, red and yellow. Sempervivums will bloom after the second or third year. A flower stalk will shoot up from the center of the main rosette with a cluster of flowers. After the flower dies, gently twist off the stalk. The main rosette has put on new offsets that will fill in.