Planting bulbs, sweet potato recipes, Labor Day ideas
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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Summer declines and roses have grown rare,
But cottage crofts are gay with hollyhocks,
And in old garden walks you breathe an air
Fragrant of pinks and August-smelling stocks.
–John Todhunter (1839–1916)
Tug McGraw (baseball player) was born on this day in 1944. Wes Craven (filmmaker) died on this day in 2015.
Planting Bulbs for Spring Bloms
Planting Fall Bulbs for Spring Flowers
If you enjoy seeing daffodils, tulips, and colorful flowers in the early spring, you need to plant bulbs in the fall. See our handy fall-planted bulbs chart for a list of flowers for your zone.
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When Is Labor Day 2020?
Labor Day falls on Monday, September 7, 2020. Unlike many holidays, Labor Day doesn’t have many rituals other than end-of-summer barbecues. So what is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it?
Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Here are some delicious sweet potato recipes, including sweet potato fries, biscuits, casseroles, and desserts. Sweet potatoes are versatile, nutritious, and low in calories, making for the perfect addition to any meal.
Make Your Own Herb Vinegar
You’ve seen herbal vinegars in upscale food boutiques and catalogues, usually stoppered or corked glass jars with sprigs of herbs floating in translucent liquid. Gorgeous. And pricey. Why not make your own herb-inflused vinegar? It’s easy!
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