Raise the flag, fruit flies, birthday paradox, 10 watering tips
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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, June 14, 2018
Mine is the Month of Roses; yes and mine
The Month of Marriages! All pleasant sights
And scents, the fragrance of the blossoming vine,
The foliage of the valleys and the heights.
–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82)
U.S. Flag Etiquette, Rules, and Guidelines
Many of our readers ask about American flag etiquette and the U.S. Flag Code. Here is a list of rules and guidelines for displaying the American flag and treating it with proper respect.
Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed with Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner!
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.
The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. It is perfect for the garden enthusiast. Includes a space to personalize the book with a “To” and “From” section on the first page.
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!