Planting peppers, berry parfait, Gemini

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, May 21, 2018

blue iris

And Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere.

–Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)


Monday, May 21, 2018
Find out who was born today.

Hot to Plant Peppers

Bell Peppers
Sweet bell peppers are a tender, warm-season crop. Here’s how to grow them in your garden! 


Want nutrient-dense food and bright, vivid flowers, with increased yield?

Organic fertilizer made from everything that is left over after filleting the fish, in Gloucester, MA. It contains all the nutrients plants and soil need, in nature’s perfect balance, and has no unpleasant odor. Shows amazing results on everything you grow!

Plant Sage for Seasoning

Garden sage is easy to grow—and a wonderful culinary herb that flavors meat and bean dishes (including that Thanksgiving stuffing). See how to plant, grow, and harvest sage.
Christmas Aprons

These aprons are 100% cotton for easy care and have bold holiday prints. Impress your guests! Supplies are limited.

Berry Parfait With Granola

Yogurt-Blueberry Parfaits with Maple-Walnut Granola

These Yogurt-Blueberry Parfaits with Maple-Walnut Granola make a healthy breakfast or afternoon snack. Create layers to your liking and use your favorite yogurt.

Holiday Dish Towels

Festive and cheery! Nicely made, easy-care cotton.

Happy Birthday, Gemini!

Gemini Zodiac Sign: Dates, Personality, and Compatibility
Happy birthday, Gemini!  For 2019, learn about what Gemini Zodiac Sign means and how it affects your life. Get information about Gemini dates, symbol, personality, and compatibility.
Ode to a Cow Almanac Wooden Sign

This poem was originally printed in The 1936 Old Farmer’s Almanac. Its inspirational advice is still relevant for today’s busy lifestyles.

Choosing and Using a Paintbrush

How to Choose and Use a Paintbrush
The following 10 pointers on how to choose and use paintbrushes are crucial to a seamless, low-stress painting project.
Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

The perfect wind chime for the avid fisherman. Cats like it, too!