Container gardening, pests in the house, planet spectacle

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, March 5, 2018

purple shoes

We like March, his shoes are purple
He is new and high;
Makes he mud for dog and peddler,
Makes he forest dry

–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)

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Container Gardening with Vegetables
Container Gardening with Vegetables

Container gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables, especially when you lack yard space! If you have a small garden or simply a patio, balcony, or rooftop, explore the magical world of gardening in pots!
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Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 

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Edible Landscaping: Selecting the Right Plants
Edible Landscaping: Selecting the Right Plants

In an edible landscape, hidden among your usual ornamental flowers and shrubs are herbs, fruit, flowers, and vegetables that you can—yes—eat! It all comes down to choosing the right edible additions for your space.
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Temperature Conversion: Celsius to Fahrenheit
Temperature Conversion: Celsius to Fahrenheit

Looking to change Fahrenheit to Celsius or Celsius to Fahrenheit? Use our simple Celsius to Fahrenheit Temperature Converter, our temperature conversion charts, or calculate C to F or F to C yourself using the conversion formulas.
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Angel Wind Chime

This nicely detailed chime is made from thick, rust-proof aluminum to last! Save $10. No promo code needed.

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When Pests Invade the Home
When Pests Invade the Home

Every rural, suburban, or urban household runs into various problems with pests and critters—or, to use the broadest possible term: nature. Mice, rats, and squirrels are the “big three” mammals. Here’s a checklist of how to deal with pests before you act. 
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Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

The perfect wind chime for the avid fisherman. Cats like it, too!

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