Slow cooker, microgreens vs. sprouts, snowflakes

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 21, 2018


"See us cuddle and hug," say the Pleiades,
"All six in a ring: it keeps us warm:
We huddle together like birds in a storm:
It's bitter weather tonight
–Robert Graves (1895–1985)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
52nd day of the year

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Sprouts vs. Microgreens!

Growing Sprouts vs. Microgreens
Winter is a great time for experimenting. Since I was feeling starved for green, growing goodness to eat last month, I gave microgreens a try. I have been a longtime sprout-lover, so I grew some of those too, just to see which I liked better.
Hummingbird Wall-Mounted Thermometer

An elegant brass thermometer with an aged blue verdi finish. Limited quantities. 
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How to Rotate Garden Veggies

How to Rotate Your Vegetable Crops
Crop rotation is key to a successful vegetable garden after the first year.
Mash Feed Tote

The design is inspired by a vintage chicken feed sack.
Snowflakes: No Two Alike?

A Guide to Snowflakes: No Two Alike?
If you look closely at snowflake shapes, you will see many different variations. Rarely are two snowflakes alike.
Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.
Printable Sky Chart

Sky Map (Star Chart): February 2018
Look up with the February 2018 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky.
Scented Room Sprays

Change the ambiance of a room in an instant with our lusciously fragrant room sprays!
Slow Cooker Ideas

Best Slow Cooker Recipes
Forget about fast food—slow food is where it’s at! Using a slow cooker or crock pot allows you to have home-style meals even with a busy schedule. If you haven’t discovered the joy of slow cooking yet, try these recipes and get a taste of what you’ve been missing!
Sun and Moon Clock and Thermometer

Rust-proof aluminum wall hanging shows time and temperature.