Presidents' Day confusion, daffodils, best plants for window boxes

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, February 17, 2019

barn cloudy
The sky is low, the clouds are mean,
A travelling flake of snow
Across a barn or through a rut
Debates if it will go
.

–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Find out who was born today.



 
Field to Fork Cookbook > Learn More
 
Growing Daffodils

Daffodils
The bright yellow blooms of daffodils are a wonderful sign of spring—but do you know how and when to plant them properly? Here are tips on planting daffodil bulbs, caring for daffodils, and what to do after they flower.
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Pewter Zipper Pulls

Great for fleece coats and backpacks! Pewter zipper pulls are fun and convenient!  A stylish accessory that is also helpful for arthritic or small hands. Made in Vermont.

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$11.97
 
Window Box Plants

Best Flowers for Window Boxes
Looking to spruce up your home’s appearance with a window box? Be sure to choose the right plants for your sun exposure! See our lists of flowering window box plants that love sun, as well as those that love shade.
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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  What’s more, dandelions don’t stand a chance!

The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.

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$16.99
 
Presidents' Day Confusion

Presidents' Day 2020
Presidents’ Day is Monday, February 17, 2020! Which presidents do we celebrate on Presidents’ Day? Learn the history of Presidents’ Day and why we celebrate!
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Travel Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas!

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$39.97
 
Asian Chicken Salad

Crunchy Asian Salad With Chicken

Our Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad recipe is as tasty as it is colorful! Enjoy as a flavorful, healthy lunch or dinner.

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Red Mercury Lantern

Buy 2 or more and get $2.00 off each while supplies last. Includes 10 lights and a 6-hour timer. Takes 2 AA batteries.

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$14.95
 
Zodiac for Pets

Pet Zodiac Signs
Here are your pet’s Zodiac signs and traits. It’s fun to see if your pet’s sign rings true. Perhaps it will even give you some insights into your pet’s behavior or the best choice for a new dog or cat.
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Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.

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$12.95