Lucky bamboo, citizen science, no full Moon

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, February 15, 2018

solar system

The Sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.

–Galileo Galilei (1564–1642)

Thursday, February 15, 2018
46th day of the year

Chris Farley (actor) was born on this day in 1964.
Jan Miner (actress who gained fame as Madge, the manicurist in Palmolive television ads) died on this day in 2004.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
It was designed to harvest and wash vegetables and fruit easily, but it has hundreds of other uses, too!
Gardening Notebook > Learn More
Lucky Bamboo

How to Grow Lucky Bamboo
For Chinese New Year (or any other time of year), an auspicious gift is a lucky bamboo plant. Learn the meaning behind lucky bamboo and get some helpful growing tips.
Colorful Umbrellas

These full-size quality umbrellas come in 5 stunning designs that include butterflies, flowers, sea life, and songbird eggs!
Celsius to Fahrenheit?

Temperature Conversion Celsius to Fahrenheit
Looking to change Fahrenheit to Celsius or Celsius to Fahrenheit? Use our Celsius to Fahrenheit temperature converter, or see our temperature conversion chart to go from C to F or F to C.
Kitchen Clocks

No one will miss one of these clocks! They are sure to become a focal point of your kitchen. Traditional Roman numerals complement nicely the bold contemporary pattern and colors. Includes a sweeping second hand.
Why No Full Moon?

Full Moon for February 2018
February’s Moon is called the Snow Moon. However, note that there will not be a full Moon phase this month. Why not? Read more about lunar calendars and the Snow Moon.
Scented Room Sprays

Change the ambiance of a room in an instant with our lusciously fragrant room sprays. Choose from 8 different premium scents.
First Day of Seasons

First Days of Seasons 2018
Find equinox and solstice dates for 2018—specifically, the March equinox, the June solstice, the September equinox, and the December solstice.
Chef Aprons

Oodles of bold, bright, and beautiful designs to choose from!
What is Citizen Science?

Citizen Science: Counting Birds, Monarchs, and Meteors
Ready for a mind-expanding adventure? From testing the water quality of your local lake to participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count (which takes place February 16 to 19), there’s a citizen science project that fits with any hobby, interest, or curiosity that you may have. Take a look!
Foaming Hand Soap

These luxurious soaps contain shea butter and aloe vera for gentle cleansing and moisturizing. Choose from different scents. Each comes in a good-looking, generously-sized bottle.