Snow in July?, beet green salad, self-watering pots
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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 12, 2018
Black bees on the clover-heads drowsily clinging,
Where tall, feathered grasses and buttercups sway,
And all through the fields a white sprinkle of daisies,
Open-eyed at the setting of day.
–Abba Gould Woolson (1838–1921)
How to Make a Self-Watering Plant Pot
When the weather gets very hot, how do you keep up with the watering? Make it easier on yourself and your plants! See our article (with video) on how to make a self-watering container in six steps.
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!
How to Choose the Best Kitchen Knives to Buy
What’s your best knife? Whether you’re slicing through a tomato, a potato, or a T-bone, good knives are the most important tool in the kitchen. A good knife will last through the next generation with proper care. See our tips on choosing a great knife.