Cannas, rhubarb chutney, allergies and pollen

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, May 22, 2018

blue sea

The earth is waking at the voice of May,
The new grass brightens by the trodden way,
The woods wave welcome to the sweet spring day,
And the sea is growing summer blue.

–Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832–1911)

 

 
Thermometers
 
Sunflowers
Sunny Sunflowers!

Sunflowers
With bright blooms that go from mid-summer to early fall, sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant. Our Sunflower Growing Guide covers everything from planting to cutting flowers to harvesting seeds!
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When you’re tired of the flowers in your containers dying
 
Cannas
Caring for Cannas

Cannas
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—with ruffled spikes tapering to refined buds.
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Angel Wind Chime

This nicely detailed chime is made from thick, rust-proof aluminum to last! Save $10. No promo code needed.

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$34.95
Angel Wind Chime
 
Rhubarb Chutney Recipe
Delicious Rhubarb Chutney

Rhubarb Chutney Recipe

If you are looking for ways to use your rhubarb crop, we highly suggest that you try this Rhubarb Chutney.

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Large Drop Ceramic Bird Feeder

Add vibrant color to outdoor spaces!

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$18.99
Large Drop Ceramic Bird Feeder
 
Honey Health Benefits
Honey for Health

Honey Health Benefits
Cuts, scrapes, scratches, burns, coughs, canker sores, heartburn, stomach upsets, diaper rash—mostly minor, but sometimes painful and always inconvenient—are common occurrences in most households. What to do? Some people reach for the honey!
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Cricket Garden Sculpture

Over a foot long and made of cast iron!

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$39.95
Cricket Garden Sculpture
 
Spring Allergies and Sufferin' Sinuses
Spring Allergy Relief

Spring Allergies and Sufferin' Sinuses
In most regions of the nation, spring brings on a pollen assault. For days, sometimes weeks, pollen fills the air. It dusts the car and buildings, the surrounding landscape. Many of us don’t have to see it to know that pollens have blown in: Our stuffed-up sinuses deliver the message.
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Large Wooden Matchboxes

Choose from many different bold designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.

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$5.99
Large Wooden Matchboxes