Japanese beetles, chicken run, caprese bruschetta

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, May 23, 2018

blue sea

In the great gardens, after bright spring rain,
We find sweet innocence come once again,
White periwinkles, little pensionnaires
With muslin gowns and shy and candid airs.

–Dame Edith Sitwell (1887–1964)

 

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Japanese Beetles
Japanese Beetles
Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) are iridescent green beetles that carry a big threat because they will feed on a wide variety of plants. You’ll often be able to identify the damage because their leaf chewing leaves a lacy skeleton. 
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How to Build a Chicken Run
How to Build a Chicken Run
Chickens need a safe place to spend their days. Although most predators hunt by night, there are daytime threats to a backyard flock, including dogs, foxes, hawks, and eagles. Building a chicken run is a good way to keep your chickens secure and happy.
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Handcare Caddies

A silver-toned caddy holding luxurious foaming hand soap and rich lotion together in one place. Very elegant, very convenient. Choose from different luxurious scents!

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U.S. Flag Etiquette, Rules, and Guidelines
U.S. Flag Etiquette, Rules, and Guidelines
Many of our readers ask about American flag etiquette and the U.S. Flag Code. Here is a list of rules and guidelines for displaying the American flag and treating it with proper respect.
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Bath Bomb Sets

Creates a luxurious bath or memorable gift! Choose from 4 relaxing scents.

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Caprese Bruschetta
Caprese Bruschetta

This Caprese Bruschetta appetizer is so simple and elegant. The layers of bread, mozzarella, tomato, and basil stack up for one tasty morsel!

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Multicolored Wine Bottle Lights

Turn any wine bottle into a snazzy decoration or a keepsake from a meaningful celebration!

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Peach Raspberry Crunch
Peach Raspberry Crunch

Ever tried combining peaches and raspberries? Mmmm! Try this mouth-watering recipe for Peach Raspberry Crunch.

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Kitchen Clocks

Bold and colorful floral designs!

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