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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, February 7, 2019


The sleet streams,
The snow flies;
The fawn dreams

With wide brown eyes.
–William Rose Benét (1886–1950)

Thursday, February 7, 2019
38th day of the year

Chris Rock (comedian & actor) was born on this day in 1966.
Richard Hatch (actor, writer, producer) died on this day in 2017.

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2019 Plant Winners!

New Award-Winning Plants to Grow in 2019
If you want to try some eye-catching new plants this year, take a look at the 2019 AAS (All-America Selections) award-winning flowers and tomatoes—all tested and proven successful!


How To: Fix Crepe Skin

Doctors John Layke and Payman Danielpour unveiled an at-home method to reduce the appearance of crepey skin. In user groups, this unusual technique was found to effectively improve the appearance of skin around the arms, neck, chest, legs, and other areas. Watch their shocking presentation.
Don't Start Too Early!

When to Start Seeds: Not Too Early!
The seeds are rolling in, and if you are as eager to get the garden party started as I am, it is hard to refrain from starting them too early. When should you start your seedlings?
Almanac Retro Advertising Thermometer

Vintage design! Made of metal in the USA. Mercury-free, too. 
Perplexing Pluto

Is Pluto a Planet?
When many of us were kids, Pluto was the ninth planet of our solar system. So there was some surprise and even outrage when Pluto was “demoted.” Here’s the skinny on what was once known as our Sun’s smallest planet—and how it got its name!
Kitchen Clocks

Metal kitchen clocks in 8 stunning designs!
Dealing With Smoking (Thirdhand)

What is Thirdhand Smoke?
Ever noticed that rugs, draperies, and upholstered furniture have smelled like cigarette smoke? The toxic residue left by cigarette smoke long after it’s gone is called “thirdhand smoke.” Learn about its health effects and how to reduce your risk.
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket. Buy more than one and save! No promo code needed.
Good Ideas Gone Wrong

Invasive Species Run Wild
Ecologically speaking, the most dangerous guests are the invasive species—the insects, animals, and plants that arrived here by accident, or simply through bad judgment, and stayed.
Chef Aprons

Oodles of bright and beautiful designs to choose from!