1 new star, 10 garden mistakes, 10 jokes

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 21, 2017

When February sun shines cold,
There comes a day when in the air
The wings of winter
Slow unfold,
And show the golden summer there

Philip Savage (1868–99)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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A Star is Born

A New Star in the Night Sky in 2022
A star is born! If you’ve followed my column, you may recall me saying that a new star will appear in the night sky.
Chalk-Style Wooden Box Sign

This small decoration features a bold image that looks like it was drawn with chalk for an uncommon look!

Voice of Experience

7 Important Lessons for Beginner Gardeners
Gardeners, no matter what their level of expertise, love to swap stories. The funny thing is that these tales almost always produce a lesson for everybody. Here are a few of my favorites!
Wall Pail Set

Perfect for dried herbs!

Grins and Groans

Funny Church Bulletin Bloopers and More Humor
Ready for a smile? Here are 10 jokes including lots of funny church bulletin bloopers from The Old Farmer’s Almanac
Wooden Box Sign

A thick frame allows this picture to stand on its own or hang from a wall.

Surprising Uses for Stale Bread

Household Uses for Stale Bread
There’s a surprising amount of practical, household uses for old, stale bread! Here are a few of our favorites.
Mason Jars Dish Towel

 Features illustrations of 24 Mason jars!