Divine peaches, Dogs Days iced tea, whiteflies

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 19, 2018

summer pines

O wondrous June! Our lives should be like thee
With such calm grace fulfilling destiny
–Susan Louisa Higginson (1815–75)


Tuesday, June 19, 2018
170th day of the year

Paula Abdul (singer & television personality) was born on this day in 1962.
James Gandolfini (actor) died on this day in 2013.

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Get Rid of Whiteflies

Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of whiteflies.


Diet Expert Tells All: "It's Like A Powerwash For Your Insides"

Dr. Gundry reveals the root cause of weight gain, food cravings, and low energy.
Harvesting Peaches!

Mmmm … peaches picked at their peak are pure perfection! Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest peaches at the right time. Plus, we have some delicious peach recipes to try with your bounty!
Bee Rain Gauge

A metal bee accent adorns the hand-painted stake. Features a durable acrylic rain gauge for easy viewing.
June 19 Printable Sky Map

Sky Map (Star Chart): June 2018
Look up with the June 2018 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky.
Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
Dog Days Ice Tea

Dog Days Iced Tea

A hot summer day is the best time to whip up a refreshing pitcher of Dog Days Iced Tea.

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. 
Plants That Repel Insects

Plants That Repel Mosquitoes and Other Insects
Which plants repel mosquitoes and other insects in the backyard and garden? Here’s a list of the best insect-repelling plants to use in your garden.
Bee Brand Tote

One side of this cotton bag resembles a vintage seed sack and the other has busy bees.