Zucchini time, calendula, healthy beans

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, July 31, 2017

The poetry of earth is never dead:
  When all the birds are faint with the hot sun,
  And hide in cooling trees, a voice will run
From hedge to hedge about the new-mown mead;
That is the Grasshopper’s—he takes the lead
  In summer luxury,—he has never done
  With his delights; for when tired out with fun
He rests at ease beneath some pleasant weed
.

–John Keats (1795–1821)

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Zucchini
Zucchini

Zucchini is a garden staple and an extremely vigorous grower. Each plant will produce several squash a day during peak season! But that doesn’t mean that they’re trouble-free. In our Zucchini Growing Guide and video, we’ll share tips and tricks to sidestep common squash problems, as well as tips on...
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Growing Calendula: How to Grow Pot Marigold
Growing Calendula: How to Grow Pot Marigold

No other flower in the cutting garden glows with cheerfulness quite like calendula, commonly called the pot marigold. This bright yellow and orange flower is not only calming to my spirit, but also has many other benefits: it attracts pollinators, repels pests, has healing properties, and is edible...
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Favorite Zucchini Recipes
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How many ways can you use zucchini? How about zucchini bread, zucchini pizza, zucchini relish, fried zucchini, zucchini pancakes—OK, we’ll stop there. We hope you enjoy our collection!
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String beans. Green beans. Snap beans. Not only are they healthy for your body but also they give back to the soil!
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