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

Laura Dern (actress) was born on this day in 1967.
Shirley Temple Black (actress) died on this day in 2014.

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Dahlias: 2019 Bulb of the Year

2019 is the Year of the Dahlia. These flamboyant, colorful plants yield gorgeous blooms from midsummer through autumn, when many plants are best their best. In colder zones, you’ll need to dig up and store the tubers before the first hard frost if you wish to grow them as perennials. Here’s how to plant, grow, harvest and store dahlias.
Kitchen Clocks

Metal kitchen clocks in 8 stunning designs!
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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!
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.
Valentine's Day is Thursday

Valentine's Day 2020
How exactly did Valentine’s Day get started? Here’s the short history. (It starts out rather dark!) If you’re celebrating loved ones, we have great Valentine’s Day quotes for cards—plus, mouthwatering recipes and beautiful flower ideas!
Chef Aprons

Oodles of bright and beautiful designs to choose from!
A Valentine Cake

Chocolate Berry Torte Recipe for Valentine's Day
I hardly needed a reason to try this Chocolate Berry Torte recipe, but with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it seemed like perfect timing!
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Save 30% while supplies last! Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.
Sourdough Bread Recipes

Sourdough Starters and Recipes
The early pioneers used yeast batters to make their distinctive sourdough, and the “tang” of their baked goods can now be recreated with these sourdough starters and delicious recipes.
Large Wooden Matches

Choose from 22 stunning designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.