Delphiniums, Flag Day, mint chiller

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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
–Richard Le Gallienne (1866–1947)

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Flag Day is Tomorrow!

Flag Day 2020: A 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!
Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  What’s more, dandelions don’t stand a chance! The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.
Divine 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.
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.
$6.97 (You Save $5.00)
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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.
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. 
Refreshing Drink Recipe

Mint Lemonade

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

Bee Brand Tote

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

Five Healthy 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. 
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.