Cynthia Nixon (actress) was born on this day in 1966. Harry Babbitt (sang with the Kay Kyser big band on such hits as "The White Cliffs of Dover" and voiced the laugh of Woody Woodpecker) died on this day in 2004.
When to Plant What?
Wondering when to plant what? Check out our Planting Calendar to see when to start seeds and plant outdoors in your area!
Weeds as Indicator Plants
Weeds are annoying, but they can also be great indicator plants, telling you what nutrients your garden is lacking or what it has in excess. Before you pull out the pesky weeds that are overtaking your cultivated plants, take a minute to notice what is growing.
The Evolution of the American Barn
Who doesn’t enjoy catching sight of an American barn when they drive down the road? Discover the interesting history of American barn styles—and enjoy these historic barn pictures. Plus, we answer that popular question: Why are many barns painted red?