Plants for butterflies, vertical gardening, strawberry muffins

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, June 7, 2018

marsh marigold

Fair and green is the marsh in June;
Wide and warm in the sunny noon.
The flowering rushes fringe the pool
With slender shadows, dim and cool
.  
–Antoinette Alcott Bassett (b. 1857)

Thursday, June 7, 2018
158th day of the year


Prince (musician) was born on this day in 1958.
Kenny Rankin (singer & songwriter) died on this day in 2009.


 
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Discover Vertical Gardening

Vertical Gardening: Vertical Garden Ideas, Plants, and More
Vertical gardening—also called intensive gardening—is not a new idea, but it has gained momentum in recent years with a lengthening list of ideas for how to grow up. The approach makes good sense, especially for gardeners with limited space or when outdoor gardening is too much to handle.
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Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner

Remove weeds and their roots in one quick spin! The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.
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$12.49
 
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How to Build a Vertical Garden

Build a Vertical Garden
With a little planning, you can create a garden where plants that are happy to grow vertically still produce an abundant harvest, using a fraction of the ground space. Here’s how.
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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.
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$24.95
 
Plants for Butterflies

Plants that Attract Butterflies
Butterflies and flowers were made for each other, and there are certain flowers that butterflies absolutely love to be around. As a French poet once pointed out, “butterflies are flying flowers, and flowers are tethered butterflies.” Here are some of the best plants that attract butterflies!
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!
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$21.95
 
Yummy Strawberry Muffins

Strawberry Crunch Muffins

These Strawberry Crunch Muffins are simultaneously soft and crunchy, moist on the inside and crumbly on the top! They’re delicious! 

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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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$12.95
 
Summer Painting Tips

How Much Paint Do I Need?
Looking to paint a room in your house but not sure how much paint to buy? Find out how much paint you need using our guide.
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Silver Mercury Lantern

Standing almost 7 inches tall, these battery-powered lanterns feature 10 lights with a 6-hour timer. 
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$11.95