Cilantro and Coriander, Hurricane season, German pancakes

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, June 6, 2018

oxen in field

The earliest breath of June
Blows the white tassels from the cherry boughs,
And in the deepest shadow of noon
The mild-eyed oxen browse
–Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832–1911)

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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Hurricane Season Begins!

2020 Hurricane Season Forecast
Hurricane season 2020 officially began on June 1. See this year’s hurricane forecast—including expected number of storms and how many storms are predicted to make landfall. Also, find your common questions and answers about Earth’s most violent storms!


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

Neptune’s Harvest Organic Fertilizer is 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!

Coriander and Cilantro

Cilantro (Coriander)
Cilantro is a fast-growing, aromatic, annual herb that grows best in the cooler weather of spring and fall. Here’s how to grow cilantro (and coriander) in your garden.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes. 

Growing Peppers

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

Buy 2 or more and get $2.00 off each while supplies last. Includes 10 lights and a 6-hour timer. Takes 2 AA batteries.

June, the Month of Marriage

The June Bride | June Wedding Ideas
“For they say when you marry in June, you’re a bride all your life.”  Historically, June was the month of marriage. We’ll explain why—plus, share some June wedding ideas!
Wild Berry Blossom Umbrella

Stand out in the rain!

German Pancake Recipe

German Pancakes

Treat yourself to some delightful German Pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or brunch.

Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!