Marigolds, ready to grill, hair loss remedies

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, May 15, 2018

apple blossoms

The apple-trees with bloom are all aglow—
Soft drifts of perfumed light—
A miracle of mingled fire and snow—
A laugh of Spring's delight!
–Horatio Nelson Powers (1826–90)

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Marigolds
Marigolds

No annual is more cheerful or easier to grow than the marigold. These flowers are the spendthrifts among annuals, bringing a wealth of gold, copper, and brass into our summer and autumn gardens. The flower’s popularity probably derives in part from its ability to bloom brightly all...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!

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Basil
Basil

Basil is a warm-weather, fragrant herb that tastes great in many dishes—including the beloved homemade pesto! Plant seeds or transplants after all danger of frost has passed and soil is warm, and it will yield an abundant harvest within weeks. Keep harvesting the leaves to keep the...
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

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Easy Grilling Recipes—And 10 Tips for Grilling Success
Easy Grilling Recipes—And 10 Tips for Grilling Success

Ready to grill? Begin planning now with our Top 10 Tips for Excellent Summer Grilling. Everything tastes better when grilled over an open flame—if done right. Then, grill up a summer feast with best recipes from our juicy burgers to BBQ ribs to easy kabobs. 
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Refrigerator Notepads

Perfect for recording grocery needs or tasks. Each pad features a positive message and a magnet for hanging up in a handy spot.

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The Four Fundamentals of Successful Fishing
The Four Fundamentals of Successful Fishing

Here are tried-and-true fishing tips from an expert fisherman. Think of this as the “four fundamentals” of fishing—from when to fish for what to using the right bait for the right fish. 
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Foaming Hand Soap

These luxurious and fragrant soaps contain shea butter and aloe vera for gentle moisturizing. Choose from many different scents while supplies last. Each comes in a good-looking, generously-sized bottle.

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Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies
Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies

Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Wondering why it’s happening and how to stop it? Here’s a look at the usual causes, as well as some natural home remedies.
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Kitchen Clocks

Bold and colorful floral designs!

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