When to water, weed control, slugs

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, May 18, 2018

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"It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important."
–Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

Friday, May 18, 2018
138th day of the year


George Strait (country singer) was born on this day in 1952.
Wayne Allwine (voice of Mickey Mouse for over 30 years) died on this day in 2009.


 
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When to Water

When to Water Your Vegetable Garden | Watering Chart
How much water do you really need? When is the best time to water your vegetables? See our tips on watering your garden—plus, a chart of when and how much to water specific crops.
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Weed Control

Weed Control Techniques
While it’s tempting to call any unwanted plant a “weed,” there are really only a select few weeds that become invasive and problematic. And while some folks turn to dangerous chemicals, many weeds are actually resistant to herbicides and respond better to different methods of control. With these weed control techniques in your gardening arsenal, weeds won’t stand a chance!
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Angel Wind Chime

This nicely detailed chime is made from thick, rust-proof aluminum to last!
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Slugs in the Garden

Slugs
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of slugs in the garden.
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The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.
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A Lunar Puzzle

When Will the Moon Rise Tonight?
A common lunar puzzle involves finding when the Moon will rise each night. Folks who enjoy the outdoors and the wonders of nature may wish to commit to memory the words on this handy chart. Knowing when the Moon will rise will help you to enjoy every evening outside!
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Cloud 9 Rectangular Pillow

Our charming cotton pillows are the perfect way to refresh a room for the new season!
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Grilled Veggies

Farmers' Market Grilled-Veggie Platter

Vegetables taste best when cooked on the grill and this Grilled Veggie Platter recipe is simple and versatile.

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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!
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