Melissa Gilbert (actress) was born on this day in 1964. Jeanne Cooper (actress) died on this day in 2013.
Tonight! Jupiter at Opposition
Jupiter at Opposition | Closest Approach to Earth
This is Jupiter month! On the night of May 8–9, the Giant Planet will be at its brightest for the entire year as it reaches opposition—meaning Jupiter is opposite the Sun in the Earth’s sky. And one and a half days later, on May 10, Jupiter reaches its closest point to Earth. Here is more viewing information.
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!
How to Grow Sweet Corn, From Sowing to Harvest
Corn that’s had to travel miles to get to your plate will be past its peak, but cobs that have been picked in your own garden just minutes before cooking deliver a real punch of super sweet taste. In this short video, we show you how to grow super sweet corn, from sowing and planting to knowing exactly when it’s time to harvest for the sweetest, tastiest cobs.
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