Shasta daisies, weather and religion, window boxes

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, May 31, 2018

roses in rain

A dry May is followed by a wet June.
–proverb

Thursday, May 31, 2018
151st day of the year


Brooke Shields (actress) was born on this day in 1965.
Jean Stapleton (actress) died on this day in 2013.


 
Thermometers
 
Growing Daisies

Shasta Daisies
The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy but has larger and more robust blooms. Here’s how to grow shasta daisies in your garden!
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Best Window Box Plants

Best Flowers for Window Boxes: Sun or Shade!
What are the best flowers for window boxes for your apartment or home? Plants that grow well in window boxes must match your sun exposure. Is it sunny or shady? See our list of shade-loving and sun-loving plants.
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Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 
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Weather and Religion

Weather's Important Role in Religious History
Throughout history, religious milestones and unusual weather events and natural phenomena have often coincided. Whether you believe in the divine or not, it can be interesting to contemplate the connections. 
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Love You a Bushel and a Peck Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from different fun designs! Handles work equally well for both left- and right-handed people. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.
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Italian Bread Roll

Sicilian Bread Roll

This Sicilian Bread Roll, loosely based on the vegetable and meat mixtures found in Italy, is tasty either hot or at room temperature.

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The Gift of Gardening

The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. It is perfect for the garden enthusiast.
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Horse vs. Pig Race

The Extraordinary Race Between the Horse and the Pig
Everyone knows about the race between the Hare and the Tortoise. Another strange race took place between a horse and a pig. This was not a fable, however. 
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Colorful Umbrellas

These full-size quality umbrellas come in 5 stunning designs that include butterflies, flowers, sea life, and songbird eggs!
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