Mulch now, dog age chart, power veggies

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 19, 2018

fireflies at night

On the warm and perfumed dark
glows the firefly's tender spark.

–Horatio Nelson Powers (1826–90)

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Which Veggies Are Best?

Vegetable Nutrition: Healthy Veggies to Add to Your Diet
Do you eat your veggies? Here’s a quick list of the common vegetables that pack a punch of helpful nutrients and minerals.
Sweet Potato Ice Cream

No-Churn Sweet Potato Ice Cream

Sweet potatoes aren’t just for pie or savory sides. One of our favorite ways to use this delicious tuber is in Sweet Potato Ice Cream!

Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  What’s more, dandelions don’t stand a chance!

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.

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Mulch Your Summer Garden

Mulch to Control Weeds and Save Water
In this short video, see how to properly use mulch to kill weeds and keep plants moist, especially in the hot summer months. Mulch your garden to beat the heat!
Silver Mercury Lantern

Standing almost 7 inches tall, these battery-powered lanterns feature 10 lights with a 6-hour timer. 

Exploring Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park
Join the Almanac in a coast-to-coast exploration of America’s most beloved national parks and historic sites. This time, we visit Yellowstone National Park, where we discover the natural beauty of the park that started it all.
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.

How Old is Your Dog?

Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
How old is your dog in human years? We used to multiply a dog’s age by seven; however, this calculation isn’t so cut-and-dried. See our dog calculator and chart to discover your dog’s age.
Bee Brand Tote

One side of this cotton bag resembles a vintage seed sack and the other has busy bees.