10 veggies to grow from seed, bird feeders, Moon names

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, January 30, 2019

socks

Maru Mori brought me
a pair
of socks
which she knitted herself
with her sheepherder’s hands,
two socks as soft
as rabbits
.

–Pablo Neruda (1904–73)

 
Field to Fork Cookbook > Learn More
 
10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow at Home
10 Veggies to Grow From Seed

10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow at Home
Most garden vegetables are easy to grow, though some certainly come with  In addition, growing from seed is less expensive, offers more variety, and has a higher success rate. Here are some of the easiest vegetables to grow from seed.

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Bird Feeders: What's the Best Type of Feeder?
Types of Bird Feeders

Bird Feeders: What's the Best Type of Feeder?
When a bird’s natural plant food has waned or withered away, consider a few well-placed bird feeders.  If you are interested in attracting certain types of birds, the type of feeder and food provided will make a difference.

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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide - Online Edition

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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide - Online Edition
 
Why February Is Cold
Why February is Cold

Why February Is Cold
Our coldest months are December, January, and February in North America. Someone recently asked me how it can be colder in winter even though Earth is closer to the Sun than it is in summer.

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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!

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$26.99
Handcare Caddies
 
Full Moon Names
Monthly Moon Names

Full Moon Names
Historically, names for the full or new Moons were used to track the seasons. Think of them as “nicknames” for the Moon! See Moon names for each month of the year and their meanings.

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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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$39.97
Bright and Bold Umbrellas
 
Frijoles (Mexican Beans)
Yummy Frijoles

Frijoles (Mexican Beans)

This recipe for Frijoles is simple and tastes much better than your average Mexican beans.

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Tick Removal Tool

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. Sold as 3-pack for spares and sharing.

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$19.95
Tick Removal Tool