What's a wattle? Thanksgiving storms, perennial care

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, November 20, 2017

pumpkin pie

Over the river and through the wood—   
Now grandmother’s cap I spy!        
Hurrah for the fun!        
Is the pudding done?   
Hurrah for the pumpkin-pie
!
–Lydia Maria Child (1802–80)

 
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What's a Wattle?

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Historic Thanksgiving Storms
Biggest Thanksgiving Storms

Historic Thanksgiving Storms
Has wild weather ever disrupted your Thanksgiving? Here are 5 of the biggest Thanksgiving storms in American history!

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How to Cut Back Perennials in Fall
Which Perennials to Cut Back

How to Cut Back Perennials in Fall
Some perennials can be cut down after the first killing frost; others can be left to add interest or help birds and beneficial insects during the winter months. Let’s talk about which perennials to tackle, which to leave, how to cut back perennials properly, and other ways to prepare your...

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A Beautiful Top Crust

How to Make a Lattice Pie Crust
If you’re making a top crust for your pie, making a lattice top is quick and easy. This short video will show you the process.

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The Thanksgiving Meal Is Packed With Vitamins
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The Thanksgiving Meal Is Packed With Vitamins
When you think of Thanksgiving, what foods come to mind? Turkey? Sweet potatoes? Cranberries? Pumpkin? Brussel sprouts? All of these colorful foods, in moderation, are not only delicious, but healthy and nutritious! Here are the top Thanksgiving picks …

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