Summer drinks, picnic food, aphid control

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 23, 2017

bee on chive blossom

O fields in June's fair verdure drest,
And vocal now with birds and bees
!

–Henry Stevenson Washburn (1813–1903)

 

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Stuffed French Toast
Special Breakfast

Stuffed French Toast

This stuffed French toast makes a hearty breakfast with protein and fruit filling! Mix it up for a special morning!

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Tree of Life Light-Reflective Wall Art

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 Light-Reflective Wall Art
 
Picnic Recipes for Sunny Days!
Picnic Food Ideas

Picnic Recipes for Sunny Days!
Many of are staying near home so why not pack a picnic! Check out our best picnic food ideas—from potato salads to chicken salads to fun sandwich recipes. Plus, we have summery drinks and yummy picnic desserts including our best brownies. 

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Large Wooden Matchboxes

Choose from many different bold designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.

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$5.99
Large Wooden Matchboxes
 
Summer Drink Recipes: Lemonades, Iced Teas, and Punches
Summer Drink Recipes

Summer Drink Recipes: Lemonades, Iced Teas, and Punches
Thirsting for a refreshing summer drink on a hot day? Here are some deliciously cool recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

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Almanac Garden Hod

Born of pure ingenuity, the Garden Hod reflects the very best of farmers’ long tradition of craftsmanship and utility. It was designed as a harvest basket, but can be used for everything from a picnic basket to a knitting basket.

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$49.95
Almanac Garden Hod
 
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Adios to Aphids!

Aphids Pest Control Tips & How to Protect Your Plants
Here are five ways to banish bothersome aphids—without resorting to pesticides for pest control! When it comes to growing, well, just about anything, there’s one pest that raises its head time and again—the ever-present aphid!

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Tick Removal Tool

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. Sold as 3-pack for spares and sharing.

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$19.95
Tick Removal Tool
 
How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
How to Build Raised Beds

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
Raised garden beds are fairly easy to construct, even easier to maintain, and offer myriad benefits for your garden (and you)! Here’s how to build a raised garden bed in your backyard, as well as some advice on using the right wood and soil.

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Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

$4.00 OFF, BESTSELLER Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.

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$7.95
Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids