Time to mulch, is celery healthy?, edible flowers

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, July 21, 2017

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Raised are the dripping oars,
Silent the boat! the lake,
Lovely and soft as a dream,
Swims in the sheen of the moon
.
–Matthew Arnold (1822–88)

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Celery
Celery

Not only is garden celery better-tasting than store-bought types, but also it’s less chemically-laden. In cool spring and summer regions, plant celery in early spring. In warm spring and summer regions, plant celery in mid to late summer for harvest in late autumn or early winter. Here’s our advice...
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Fluttering Butterfly Wind Chime

Made of durable cast iron that features an aged patina.

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Mulch to Control Weeds and Save Water

In this short video, see how to properly use mulch to kill weeds and keep plants moist, especially in the hot summer months. Mulch your garden to beat the heat!
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Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

Spins effortlessly, won’t tip, and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails. 

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How to Make Sweet Pickles
How to Make Sweet Pickles

Learn how to make sweet pickles the “old-fashioned” way. We guarantee you that making bread and butter pickles the slow way is the best way. This sweet pickle recipe is sure to please!
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Wooden Box Sign

Looks like it was drawn with chalk! Measures 1.75 inches deep and can stand on its own or hang on a wall. Size: 12 inches by 9.5 inches.

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Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!
Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!

Celery is one of the most underrated vegetables. Most people would never think of this humble stalk as a high-powered health food. Yet, it is!
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Lighted Glass Mason Jar

Makes a great centerpiece or accent decoration. Features a 4-hour timer. Requires 2 AAA batteries.

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