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)

Monday, June 25, 2018
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Morning Glories

Morning Glories
Morning glories are annual climbers with slender stems, heart-shaped leaves, and trumpet-shaped flowers of pink, purple-blue, magenta, or white. They have beautifully-shaped blooms that unfurl in the sun and romantic tendrils that lend old-fashioned charm.
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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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!
Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!

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.
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.  

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.

Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

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

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.
Oversized Wooden Matches

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