Beets, deadly hurricanes, swordfish kabobs

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, June 26, 2017

pine-clad mountains in summer

When sun-rays crown thy pine-clad hills
And summer spreads her hand,
When silvern voices tune thy rills,
We love thee, smiling land
.
–Sir Cavendish Boyle, governor of Newfoundland (1849–1916)

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Homemade Fertilizer Tea from Plants, Weeds, and Grass
Homemade Fertilizer Tea from Plants, Weeds, and Grass
Feed your plants—with your own plants! Using your own garden weeds and grass, you can make homemade fertilizer tea that’s 100% organic! It’s a great boost for your plants in midsummer when they run low on soil fertility. Here’s how to make fertilizer tea at home. 
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Purple Iris Solar Lantern

Enhance outdoor spaces with these pretty solar-powered flower lanterns. Hand-painted glass petals add a lovely pop of color during the day. At night, a string of automatic LED lights illuminate the flowers creating a colorful glow. The metal hook and beaded chain makes this unique lantern easy to hang. 

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Beets
Beets
A staple in our gardens, beets grow easily and you won’t have to wait long to harvest their tasty roots. You can eat their green tops, too, so they’re a dual-purpose crop! Learn all you need to know about growing beets—from planting to harvest.
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Blackout!

Summer storms mean power outages! Ever experienced an outage? See 6 quick tips to prepare–and power through.

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Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part I)
Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part I)
With the start of hurricane season upon us, let’s look back on some of the worst, most destructive hurricanes that have hit the United States.
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Cozy Heating Pads | On Sale

Animal-shaped microwave heating pads that double as a gentle ice packs. Provide natural hot and cold comfort! Microwave for moist heat therapy to relax stiff muscles and improve circulation and flexibility. 

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Swordfish Kabobs
Swordfish Kabobs

Swordfish is a firm-fleshed fish, so it’s a great choice for grilling or broiling! Fish cooks quickly, so you’ll have a healthy, juicy, delicious meal in no time!

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Animal Track Trivets

Functional and decorative, our trivet features the footprints of moose, deer, bear, wolf, and cougar. Trivet measures almost 8 inches in diameter and is laser-cut from high-quality birch plywood. 

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High Heels: High Risk?
High Heels: High Risk?
Are high-heeled shoes good for you—or harmful to your bodies? Why do people wear high heels, anyway?
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Dragonfly Hose Guard | SAVE 33%

Beautiful and functional! Made of aluminum for years of rust-free use.

 

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