Curtis Sliwa (founder of the Guardian Angels) was born on this day in 1954. Geraldine Ferraro (in 1984 became the first woman vice presidential candidate on a major U.S. party ticket) died on this day in 2011.
Cold Spells Contrast With Arctic Warmth
The end of winter in North America brought chilly weather in many regions, and the cold and snow in Europe made news headlines. But the most unusual weather this winter is going on at the North Pole—with exceptionally high temperatures at the Arctic. Things are heating up where warmth is least expected.
10 Pretty Pansy Varieties
Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner. Early flowers are starting to appear for sale in the garden centers and grocery stores—and that means pansies! See 10 pansy varieties we love.
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Born of pure ingenuity, the Garden Hod reflects the very best of farmers’ long tradition of craftsmanship and utility. It was designed as a harvest basket, but can be used for everything from a picnic basket to a knitting basket.
Replace your traditional gutter downspouts with attractive rain chains. Instead of traveling inside a closed tube, rainwater follows the decorative chain to the ground. Choose from 4 styles each over 8 feet long.