Tomato hornworms, patriotic cookies, July horoscope

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, July 2, 2018

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When the heat like a mist veil floats,
And poppies flame in the rye,
And the silver note in the streamlet's throat
Has softened almost to a sigh.
It is July
–Susan Hartley Swett (1860–1907)

Monday, July 2, 2018
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Tomato Hornworm Problems

Tomato Hornworms
Big, fat, and green! Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of tomato hornworms in your garden.
Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

The perfect wind chime for the avid fisherman. Cats like it, too!

Planting Calendar

Planting Calendar
New! Fall Planting Dates! Just enter your location into our Garden Planting Calendar for both spring and last planting dates by zip code.
Christmas Aprons

These aprons are 100% cotton for easy care and have bold holiday prints. Impress your guests! Supplies are limited.

4th of July Planet Parade!

Fourth of July Planets: A Parade of Worlds
On Independence Day, the same scene will be repeated around the country. Crowds will gather as twilight deepens, awaiting darkness and the start of the fireworks. It’s the annual occasion when the maximum number of people are gazing idly up at the sky. This year it brings a special opportunity.
Kitchen Dish Towels

Discover our large selection of cotton dish towels with country and farmhouse style!

Patriotic Cookies

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Celebrate the festivities with these chocolate sandwich cookies decked out in red, white, and blue. Great dessert for the 4th of July or any patriotic holiday!

Kaleidoscope Wind Spinner

Features a deep and highly reflective finish that hypnotically pulses with each breeze! Made in the USA to last.

Your July Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for July 2020
Here’s your monthly horoscope for July 2020. What could be in store for this month? Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides an astrological prediction at a glance for all 12 zodiac signs.
Ode to a Cow Almanac Wooden Sign

This poem was originally printed in The 1936 Old Farmer’s Almanac. Its inspirational advice is still relevant for today’s busy lifestyles.