Simple piecrust, spider plants, perfect compost

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 9, 2017

We'll to the woods no more,
The laurels are all cut,
The bowers are bare of bay
That once the Muses wore;
The year draws in the day
And soon will evening shut:
The laurels all are cut,
We'll to the woods no mor
e.
–A. E. Housman (1859–1936)

 
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Spider Plants
About Spider Plants

Spider Plants
Spider plants produce a rosette of long, thin, arched foliage that is solid green or variegated with white. These easy-to-grow houseplants look especially nice in a hanging basket and were a favorite in Victorian-era households. Here’s how to grow spider plants in your home!

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The Perfect Compost Recipe | How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!
Time to Think Compost

The Perfect Compost Recipe | How to Get Your Compost Heap Cooking!
If you don’t have a compost pile, fall is great time to start one. Turn dead and dying foliage, weeds, and kitchen waste into a nutrient-rich material that will enrich your soil and nourish your plants for super-healthy growth. Compost is the very best food that you can give to your plants. Here’s...

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How to Make a Fall Nut Wreath
Thanksgiving Wreath

How to Make a Fall Nut Wreath
It’s nut season so we created this natural nut wreath for our front door. Use any hard-shelled nuts you wish, even acorns from your own yard. (Don’t worry. There are PLENTY left for the squirrels.)  Here are directions on how to make this festive wreath.

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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

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Basic Pie Pastry
Simple Piecrust Recipe

Basic Pie Pastry

If you haven’t yet found your favorite pie dough, try this mistake-proof version. For a two-crust pie, make it twice, rather than doubling the recipe.

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Home Remedies for Pets
Natural Pet Remedies

Home Remedies for Pets
Here are some valuable home remedies for dogs and cats that can keep your pet happy and healthy. From getting rid of fleas to caring for dry skin, let’s get those dog tails wagging and cats purring. 

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