Morning glories, aphids, peach pie, fishing folklore

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, June 25, 2018

summer hay

Through all the long midsummer day,
The meadow-sides are sweet with hay.

–John Townsend Trowbridge (1827–1916)

 
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Morning Glories
Morning Glories

Morning Glories
How do you plant and care for morning glories? These strong climbers have beautifully-shaped blooms that unfurl in the sun and romantic tendrils that lend old-fashioned charm. Learn more about growing morning glories.

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Dragonfly Wooden Night Lights

These highly intricate and detailed night lights were carved with a laser. The craftsmanship is outstanding. Each shade consists of 4 pieces of wood held together with interlocking finger joints. The best part is that the shade hides the bulb, even when viewed from the side. Made in the USA.

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$16.95
Dragonfly Wooden Night Lights
 
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How to Attack Aphids

Aphids Pest Control Tips & How to Protect Your Plants
Here are five ways to banish bothersome aphids—without resorting to pesticides for pest control! When it comes to growing, well, just about anything, there’s one pest that raises its head time and again—the ever-present aphid!

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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!

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$8.95-$12.95
Glass Sun Catchers
 
Fishing Folklore and Sayings
Fishing Folklore

Fishing Folklore and Sayings
For centuries, anglers’ charms, omens, beliefs, and superstitions have explained—or excused—the results of a day on the water.

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Tree of Life Light-Reflective Wall Art

Features intricately detailed roots, leaves, branches, and flowers over a backdrop of swirling wind. The finish is very deep and radiant.  

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$39.97
Tree of Life Light-Reflective Wall Art
 
Skillet Peach Pie with "Grated" Piecrust
Skillet Peach Pie

Skillet Peach Pie with "Grated" Piecrust

Don’t care to roll out pastry? Try this pie recipe: The dough is grated, just as you would grate a block of cheese, and spread over the fruit. Easy as, well, pie.

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Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Retro design resembles a vintage advertising thermometer. Made in the USA.

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$23.97
Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer
 
What to Do During a Long Sermon
Where Church Hymns Came From

What to Do During a Long Sermon
Next time you find it difficult to sit still during a long sermon or church service, you might try taking the hymnal and reading it with some degree of real attention. Here’s an unusual little exercise you can do.

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Oversized Wooden Matches

Each gorgeous matchbox contains approximately 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips. New designs and old favorites available.

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$3.99
Oversized Wooden Matches