Chinese New Year, dogs, sample garden plans

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, February 16, 2018


Serene will be our days and bright,
And happy will our nature be,
When love is an unerring light,
And joy its own security
–William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

Friday, February 16, 2018
47th day of the year

John McEnroe (tennis player) was born on this day in 1959.
Lesley Gore (singer) died on this day in 2015.

Gardening Notebook > Learn More
Why No Full Moon?

Full Moon for February 2020
When is the Full Moon in February 2020? What time is Full Moon and New Moon? Why is it called the Full Snow Moon? All these questions and more are answered in our February Moon Guide.
Bright and Sturdy Umbrellas

These stylish umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.
Free Veggie Garden Plans

Backyard Vegetable Garden Layout Ideas
A backyard often has many family demands placed upon it. How do you integrate a garden? Here are some complementary backyard garden layouts to inspire you!
Scented Room Sprays

Change the ambiance of a room in an instant with our lusciously fragrant room sprays!
Asian Chicken Salad Recipe

Crunchy Asian Salad With Chicken

Our Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad recipe is as tasty as it is colorful! Enjoy as a flavorful, healthy lunch or dinner.

Kitchen Clocks

Metal kitchen clocks in 8 stunning designs!
Flavorful Green Beans

Asian-Style Green Beans

Our Asian-Style Green Beans are super flavorful! Choose young, fresh green beans that are all about the same size for this dish.

Chef Aprons

Oodles of bright and beautiful designs to choose from!
Zodiac for Dogs and Cats

Pet Zodiac Signs
Here are your pet’s Zodiac signs and traits. It’s fun to see if your pet’s sign rings true. Perhaps it will even give you some insights into your pet’s behavior or the best choice for a new dog or cat.
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.