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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Turkey Trivia

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Historic 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
How to Cut Back Perennials in Fall

How do you cut back perennials? Some can be cut down after the first killing frost; others can be left to 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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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
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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