Frost protection, spices for colds, how to eat

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Again rejoicing Nature sees

Her robe assume its vernal hues; 

Her leafy locks wave in the breeze,

All freshly steep'd in morning dews.

Robert Burns (1759–96)

 

old farmers almanac garden guide

 
Protecting Your Garden From Frost
Frost Protection

Protecting Your Garden From Frost
Frost injures many plants. When the weather report calls for freezing temperatures overnight, don’t stumble around in the dark covering your cold-sensitive plants. Prepare with our tips on how to protect your garden from frost and also design your garden to reduce frost damage—plus...

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Tree of Life Indoor/Outdoor Reflective Wall Decoration

Features intricately detailed roots, leaves, branches, and flowers over a backdrop of swirling wind. The finish is very deep and radiant.  

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$39.97
Tree of Life Indoor/Outdoor Reflective Wall Decoration
 
Is There a Greenhouse in Your Future?
Choosing a Greenhouse

Is There a Greenhouse in Your Future?
This is the time of year when we think, “If we only had a greenhouse, we could grow…” (fill in the blank). We plantaholics whip ourselves into a frenzy and soon have seedlings perched in every window and on every flat surface in the house, so greenhouse envy is at its highest.

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Sun Face Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring dramatic excitement to your garden with this extra-large kinetic wind stake featuring a 32-inch-wide Sun fan. Beautifully hand-painted metal Sun rays dazzle as the double-blade design spins in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. Video of the wind stake in action is available.

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$144.99
Sun Face Kinetic Wind Stake
 
How to Eat in Seven Words
How to Eat

How to Eat in Seven Words
Looking for advice on a healthful eating plan? There are so many diets that it can set your head to spinning. It reminded me to get back to basics.

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Balsam Fir Pillows

Balsam Fir Pillows are traditionally given as a sign of friendship, and it’s easy to see why! The pleasant smell of balsam fir will last for years and there are many designs to choose from that will complement your sofa. 

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$26.95
Balsam Fir Pillows
 
Top 3 Spices to Fight Colds and Flu
3 Spices that Heal

Top 3 Spices to Fight Colds and Flu
Did you know that three spices in your pantry fight colds or the flu? Yes, add some healing spices here and there to help you out!

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Hummingbird Thermometer Stake

“Fun” and “functional” describe this special garden thermometer. A hand-painted glass hummingbird sits atop a large, easy-to-read, dial thermometer. The temperature gauge displays both Fahrenheit and Celsius.

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$24.97
Hummingbird Thermometer Stake
 
Ready to Run? Walk? Move?
Ready to Race?

Ready to Run? Walk? Move?
Trouble getting up and out the door in the morning? Hoping to lose some weight, as we shed layers of clothes for warmer weather? Run (or walk) in a local footrace!

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Black and White Rooster Decor

Bring a bit of the rural countryside to your outdoor decor. Handcrafted thick-metal Black and White Rooster. Fine detail and embossed texture on the feathers, wattle, and comb are enhanced by the hand-painted finish. For your indoor or outdoor enjoyment!

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$37.99
Black and White Rooster Decor