Building veggie supports, dahlias, chocolate berry cake

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, February 10, 2019

Winter Sunlight by Walter Launt Palmer

There's a certain Slant of light,
Winter Afternoons—
That oppresses, like the Heft
Of Cathedral Tunes

–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)

Sunday, February 10, 2019
41st day of the year


 
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Dahlias: 2019 Bulb of the Year

Dahlias
Grow dahlias for gorgeous, colorful flowers that bloom from midsummer through autumn, when many plants are past their best! The tubers are planted in the ground in late spring. In colder zones, you do need to dig up and store the tubers in the fall if you wish to grow them as perennials (or, treat as annuals). Here’s how to plant, grow, and store dahlias.
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Kitchen Clocks

Bold and colorful floral designs!
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$31.97
 
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How to Build Veggie Supports

Building Trellises and Supports for Climbing Vegetables
If you’re growing climbing peas, beans, cucumbers, or other vining plants, you’ll need to build supports to help them grow skyward. Providing support also means you can pack more sprawling plants, such as squashes and melons, into your space by training them upward instead. Here’s how to build supports for your climbing veggies!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.
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$10.99
 
Valentine's Day is Thursday

Valentine's Day 2020: What Is the Real Meaning of Valentine's Day?
What is the real story of Valentine’s Day? This ancient marking of agricultural and human fertility has a surprising history. Discover the meaning of Valentine’s Day, why it’s celebrated on February 14, and also some new poems and verse to add to that (secret?) Valentine card.
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Chef Aprons

Oodles of bright and beautiful designs to choose from!
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Sourdough Bread Recipes

Sourdough Starters and Recipes
How about trying your hand at making a sourdough starter from scratch! We have a no-yeast sourdough recipe (wild yeast), a commercial yeast recipe, and easy recipes using your starter— to bake homemade bread, cake, and pancakes.
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.
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