Blossom-end rot, how to grow beans demo, ice cream

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, July 8, 2018

horses in summer

Cool in the very furnace of July
The water-meadows lie;
The green stalks of their grasses and their flowers
They still refresh at fountains never dry
–John Drinkwater (1882–1937)

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Staying Ahead of Pests

Staying Ahead of Garden Pests
Normally I don’t go looking for trouble, but it is the best way to head off potential problems in the garden. Keep your eyes open when you are weeding and you may be surprised by the kinds of pests you find. Look for telltale signs like holes in leaves, egg masses, and webs.
Butterfly Garden Sculpture

Wonderfully detailed, rustproof butterfly in a dark bronzelike finish that will enhance your garden’s beauty.
Blossom-End Rot Remedies

Blossom-End Rot
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and prevent blossom-end rot on your tomatoes and other garden plants.
Multicolored Wine Bottle Lights

Turn any wine bottle into a snazzy decoration or a keepsake from a meaningful celebration!
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How to Grow Beans Demo

How to Grow Beans from Sowing to Harvest
Beans are quick-growing and exceptionally prolific, producing tender, tasty pods over many weeks. Grow them from seed for no-fuss plants that will crop repeatedly. In this short video, we share invaluable tips from the pros to help you grow a bountiful crop of beans this summer.
Cricket Garden Sculpture

Over a foot long and made of cast iron!
Chicken Quinoa Salad

Chicken, Fennel & Fruit Quinoa Salad

Try this healthy grain chicken salad! Granny Smith apple, red grapes, sliced fennel, and scallions add a sweet crunch.

Scented Room Sprays

Change the ambiance of a room in an instant with our lusciously fragrant room sprays!
How to Make Ice Cream

How to Make Old-Fashioned Ice Cream
Learn how to make homemade old-fashioned ice cream by making it yourself in a hand-crank freezer, plus learn all about the history of ice cream and find some great ice cream recipes.
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.