Cucumbers, cabbage worm ideas, potato pizza

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 5, 2018

bee on flower

A bird in the boughs sang "June,"
And "June" hummed a bee
In a bacchic glee
As he tumbled over and over
Drunk with the honey-dew
–Clinton Scollard (1860–1932)

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
156th day of the year

Bill Moyers (journalist) was born on this day in 1934.
Kate Spade (fashion designer) died on this day in 2018.

Cabbage Worm Remedies

Protect Your Garden from Cabbage Worms
Cabbage worms can be devastating to an otherwise-healthy garden. Here are a few things you might not know about these garden pests, as well as several ways to keep your plants safe from them. Remember: knowledge is power!


Looking for American-Made Gifts?

Look no more! North Country Wind Bells® has been creating quality-made wind bells in the state of Maine since 1975. With 6 collections, 64 melodies, and over 100 personalizing options, you can find that perfect American-made gift.
Growing Cukes

An easy-care vegetable that loves sun and water, cucumbers grow quickly as long as they receive consistent watering and warmth. Most varieties will grow in any amount of space, thanks to the plant’s ability to climb. Of course, these prolific veggies are perfect for pickling!
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.
Italian Potato Pizza

Potato Pizza With Sweet Onions and Rosemary

Our potato pizza is inspired by a traditional Italian recipe.

Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
Tree Pollen Annoying You?

Blowing in the Wind: Allergies and Pollen
If misery loves company, then hay-fever sufferers should never have to be alone.
Wild Berry Blossom Umbrella

Stand out in the rain!
Ready for a Smile?

Teacher Trials, Fisherman's Luck, and More Humor
Once again, here are some funny jokes and old-time humor from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.  Maybe it bring you a lift or a laugh!
Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!