Beekeeping guide, slugs, freezing corn

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 7, 2018

pink hollyhocks

Summer declines and roses have grown rare,
But cottage crofts are gay with hollyhocks,
And in old garden walks you breathe an air
Fragrant of pinks and August-smelling stocks
.
–John Todhunter (1839–1916)

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
219th day of the year


David Duchovny (actor) was born on this day in 1960.
Peter Jennings (journalist) died on this day in 2005.


 
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Our 6-Part Beekeeping Guide

Beekeeping 101: Getting Started Part 1—The Bees
When it comes to raising honeybees, there’s plenty of buzz out there. Before you get started, be sure that you are ready to handle the task.
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In this video, we demonstrate how you can select plants for your fall garden by choosing vegetables that you can plant now for an autumn harvest.
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Slugs in the Garden

Slugs
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of slugs in the garden.
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Freezing Corn

How to Freeze Corn
We love fresh corn on the cob in the summer, but the season for fresh corn only lasts so long, so the next best thing is to freeze it! Freezing corn is a little messy, but it’s not hard at all. Wouldn’t it be divine to have a taste of summer come January? 
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

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5 Reasons You Should Eat Cabbage
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