Successive planting, corn and bean pitas, watering wisely

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 22, 2018

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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

See our successive gardening chart listing last planting dates for second-season crops. To calculate the best time to plant your second (or third!) vegetable crop, look at the first expected frost dates in the chart and choose the date that comes closest.
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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 the Garden
Watering Wisely in the Garden

To perform its very best, your garden needs to be watered properly, especially in the heat of summer. Get the hang of watering plants with these tips!
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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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