Delphiniums, Flag Day, mint chiller

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, June 13, 2018

thrush in apple tree

I meant to do my work to-day, 
But a brown bird sang in the apple-tree, 
And a butterfly flitted across the field,
And all the leaves were calling m
e.
–Richard Le Gallienne (1866–1947)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
164th day of the year


Tim Allen (actor) was born on this day in 1953.
Tim Russert (moderator for NBC's Meet the Press) died on this day in 2008.


 
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Flag Day is Tomorrow!

Flag Day: Celebration of the American Flag
Flag Day is an annual holiday that celebrates the history and symbolism of the American flag. Learn about the history of this holiday and the beloved Stars and Stripes!
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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
 
Divine Delphiniums

Delphiniums
Delphiniums are perennials grown for their showy spikes of colorful summer flowers in gorgeous shades of blue, pink, white, and purple. They are popular in cottage-style gardens and cutting gardens.
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket. Buy more than one and save! No promo code needed.
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$9.97
 
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How to Beat Bugs

How to Beat Bugs in Your Garden
While some insects are beneficial, others are an ever-present pest in the vegetable garden—but there’s no reason that they should get the better of you or your crops.
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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
 
Refreshing Drink Recipe

Mint Chiller

Doesn’t the name Mint Chiller sound divine? This is our new summer drink recipe (even when it’s not quite summer). 

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Bee Brand Tote

One side of this cotton bag resembles a vintage seed sack and the other has busy bees.
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$14.97
 
5 Foods for Your Shopping Cart

Five Health Foods You Probably Aren't Eating (or Might Consider Eating More Of)
Most plain fruits and vegetables are nutrient-dense. But on my long walk today, I started thinking about the variety of other “health foods” rarely described as such. By the time I got home, I’d come up with a list of five. (Okay, I admit: One’s a vegetable.) Add these nutrient-foods to your shopping cart next time. 
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The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.
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$49.95 (save $10)