10 garden cleanup tips, chocolate chip cookies, how to save seeds

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, September 4, 2018

purple grapes on vine

September fattens on vines. Roses
flake from the wall. The smoke
of harmless fires drifts to my eyes.

This is plenty. This is more than enough.

–Geoffrey Hill (1932–2016)

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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10 Garden Cleanup Tips

10 Fall Cleanup Tips for a Better Spring Garden
When it comes to fall yard and garden cleanup, we have evolved our thinking. It’s not necessary to hack everything down, but that doesn’t mean do nothing. Let’s clean up our yards the right way.


Make Your Garden Sing!

Let every breeze bring the sounds of the sea into your home and garden haven. Its lilting tones will transport you to a mooring on the Maine coast: feel the fog, smell the salt air, relax in daydreams of the waves.
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See How to Save Seeds

How to Save Seeds From Beans, Peppers, Onions, and More!
Saving seeds from your best plants can result in vegetables that are perfectly suited to your garden’s growing conditions. This means stronger, healthier plants and bigger harvests (at less cost). We’ll show you how easy it is to save seeds from vegetables such as beans, lettuce, onions, and peppers.
Kitchen Clocks

Bold and colorful floral designs!
Where Are We Going?

Where in Space Are We Headed?
Want to be amazed? Look skyward on the next clear night. With your own eyes, you’ll be able to see which way you, Earth, the Sun, and the entire galaxy are moving in space.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Bookstore Edition

Includes a FREE 2019 Weather Watcher’s Calendar. That’s a $9.99 value!
Chocolate Chip Cookies

Blue Ribbon Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chocolate chip cookies get their name from winning first prize at the Brooklyn (Connecticut) Fair.

Handcare Caddies

A silver-toned caddy holding luxurious foaming hand soap and rich lotion together in one place. Very elegant, very convenient. Choose from different luxurious scents!