Successive planting, corn and bean pitas, watering wisely

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 22, 2018

mountains

When sun-rays crown thy pine-clad hills
And summer spreads her hand,
When silvern voices tune thy rills,
We love thee, smiling land.

–Sir Cavendish Boyle (1849–1916)

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Succession Gardening Chart
Succession Gardening Chart
If you’ve harvested one vegetable (example, radishes), you’ll want to plant a new crop in that space! The Successive Gardening Chart lists your last planting dates for second-season (or third-season) crops. To calculate the best time to plant your next vegetable...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!

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Watering Wisely in Drought or Hot Weather
Watering Wisely in Drought or Hot Weather
Water your garden wisely, especially in the heat of summer or in areas with drought. See 12 ways to avoid wasting water in the yard and garden—and help your plants survive and even thrive!
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Corn and Black Bean Pitas
Corn and Black Bean Pitas

Looking for a quick, easy, and incredibly flavorful summer dish? Let us introduce you to our Corn and Black Bean Pitas!

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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  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. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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Summer Salsa Salad
Summer Salsa Salad

This salsa salad earned first place in the 2011 Garden-Fresh Recipe Contest. The editors loved it! Serve as a side or serve with tortilla chips.

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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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Cancer Zodiac Sign
Cancer Zodiac Sign
The symbol of the Cancer Zodiac Sign is usually the crab and its claws Cancer dates typically fall from June 21 to July 22. If your birthday falls in this date range, you have a Cancer Sun Sign. What is the personality of a Cancer? With whom is Cancer compatible?  Find out!
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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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