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)

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
30th day of the year


Phil Collins (musician) was born on this day in 1951.
Sidney Sheldon (author & producer) died on this day in 2007.


 
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10 Veggies to Grow From Seed

10 Easy Vegetables to Grow From Seed
Tired of growing the same varieties of veggies year after year? To diversify (and hone your skills as a gardener), try growing your garden from seed this year! Here are some of the easiest vegetables to grow from seed rather than from transplants. 
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If Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Every Day)

According to Dr. Gary Richter, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs. Dr. Richter shares a trick—which anybody can do—while trying to improve his own dog’s health.
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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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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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$25.99
 
Monthly Moon Names

Full Moon Names
Historically, Native American and other traditional names for full Moons were used to track the seasons. Think of them as “nicknames” for the Moon! See Full Moon names for each month of the year and their meanings.
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Bright and Sturdy Umbrellas

These stylish umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.
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$35.97-$36.97
 
Yummy Frijoles

Frijoles (Mexican Beans)

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

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Easy and Safe Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

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. 
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$16.95