beginner garden, easy roses, leg cramps

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, February 24, 2017

A sparrow enters the tree,

Whereon immediately

A snow-lump thrice his own slight size

Descends on him and showers his head and eyes.

Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)

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Easiest Roses to Grow for Beginners
Easiest Roses to Grow for Beginners

Roses once had a reputation for being finicky divas. However, rose breeders have bred disease out of this garden classic—without sacrificing the beauty and form that makes a rose a rose. Here are three of the most impressive and easiest roses to grow for any beginner. Put away the...
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Cricket Garden Sculpture

Over a foot long and made of cast iron!

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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

In the Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Guide, we cover how to start a vegetable garden from scratch, which vegetables to grow, and when to plant what. This year, we’ve added a “starter” garden plan consisting of easy-to-grow vegetables, companion planting techniques, and some...
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Farm Boy Pail Set | SAVE 24%

Jack and Jill raced up the hill for these decorative pails! Use this pail set for holding floral arrangements or as accent decorations.

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Planning a Better Vegetable Garden

Planning your garden is at the top of any gardener’s to-do list because it saves time, money, and disappointment. Let’s get started with these tips. Sun and Shade
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Farm Fresh Pitcher

Use this small pitcher for flowers or dried herbs or as an accent piece!

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Mardi Gras 2021 (Fat Tuesday)
Mardi Gras 2021 (Fat Tuesday)

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is celebrated on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. But what exactly is the meaning of Mardi Gras and why do we celebrate? From its origins as a spring fertility rite to the masked balls of medieval Italy to today’s famous Mardi Gras festival in New Orleans, learn...
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Sparrow Rain Gauge | Save 32%

Features a simple yet elegant design crafted in brass.

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Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies
Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies

Eeow! Startled from a deep sleep, you suddenly come to with a shriek, as your calf, thigh, or maybe the arch of your foot contracts in violent pain. Commonly called a “Charley horse,” this is a common and painful occurrence. Discover what causes leg cramps at night, as well as how you can...
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Kitchen Dish Towels

Discover our large selection of cotton dish towels with country and farmhouse style!

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