Apple tree care, butterfly bush, freshest blueberry pie

Daily Newsletter for Monday, August 6, 2018

water lilies

Buttercup nodded and said good-bye,
Clover and daisy went off together,
But the fragrant water lilies lie
Yet moored in the golden August weather

–Celia Thaxter (1835–94)

Monday, August 6, 2018
218th day of the year


Andy Warhol (artist) was born on this day in 1928.
John Hughes (writer & director) died on this day in 2009.


 
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About Butterfly Bushes

Butterfly Bush
The butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) is a beautiful, fast-growing, deciduous shrub with masses of blossoms—long, spiked trusses—that bloom from summer to autumn.
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Apple Tree Care

Apples
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Freshest Pie Ever Recipe

The Freshest Blueberry Pie Ever Recipe
It’s blueberry season! Once again, I made one of the delicious “freshest pies ever” that my Almanac colleague recommended a couple years ago. The flakey crust just came out of the oven. Yum! The trick with the filling is to keep some of the berries uncooked before they go into the pie shell for baking.
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