Garlic harvest, summer chicken, Leo the lion

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Summer woods

See what delights in sylvan scenes appear! 
Descending Gods have found Elysium here. 
In woods bright Venus with Adonis stray'd, 
And chaste Diana haunts the forest shade

Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

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Chicken Salad with Rice, Orange, and Snow Peas
Chicken Salad with Rice, Orange, and Snow Peas

This light chicken salad with rice, orange, and snow peas uses cider vinegar instead of mayo.

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Powdery Mildew Remedies for Plants
Powdery Mildew Remedies for Plants
One unwelcome visitor to my garden at this time of year is powdery mildew. Here’s how to control this plant disease with natural remedies, including a homemade baking soda spray treatment.
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All-Natural, DEET-Free Insect Repellent

The Old Farmer’s Almanac name is on the bottle. If it doesn’t effectively repel ticks, mosquitoes, blackflies, chiggers, and other biting bugs we will give you your money back!

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Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas
With immense flower heads, hydrangeas flaunt an old-fashioned charm in summertime that’s hard to resist. While these flowering shrubs are low-maintenance, proper care will keep them blooming. Our Hydrangea Guide provides summer plant care tips for all you need to know about growing...
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Garlic
Garlic
Garlic, planted in autumn, is ready to harvest in mid- to late summer when the leaves turn yellow. Beyond its intense flavor and culinary uses, “the stinking rose” is also good in the garden as an insect repellent and has been used for centuries as a home remedy.
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Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.

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Leo Zodiac Sign
Leo Zodiac Sign
Happy birthday, Leo! The Zodiac Sign for Leo (July 23 to August 22) is symbolized by the noble lion, depicted with its mane and spine, in addition to two halves of a heart. Leos are courageous, passionate, exuberant, and adventurous. Learn more.
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