Soil amendments explained, bad blizzards, best beef roast

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Good morrow, Benedick. Why, what's the matter,
That you have such a February face,

So full of frost, of storm and cloudiness?
 

–Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

 
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The Worst Blizzards in Recent History
Worst Blizzards in History

The Worst Blizzards in Recent History
Do you have memories of bad blizzards? Let’s take a look back at some of the most memorable February storms of the past 50 years.
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Organic Soil Amendments Explained
Soil Amendments Explained

Organic Soil Amendments Explained
Using organic soil amendments, turn your poor garden soil into a nutrient-rich paradise in which plants will thrive. What do we mean by “soil amendments”? What are some great soil amendments? Here is a brief overview listing some of the best soil amendments for your garden. 
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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  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. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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$16.99
Vern Ader's Weed Spinner
 
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Locating a Veggie Garden

Choosing a Location for Your New Vegetable Beds
Whether you’re starting a new vegetable garden or extending an existing one, take time to choose where to site your garden to ensure your crops have the best chance of success. We”ll show you how.
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Travel Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas!

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$39.97
Travel Umbrellas
 
Best Ever Beef Roast
Best-Ever Beef Roast

Best Ever Beef Roast

This is just about the best way in the world to cook a beef roast.

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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
Red Mercury Lantern
 
Scent-sational Skunks
Scent-sational Skunks

Scent-sational Skunks
Skunks can be found just about everywhere in North America. The most common, the striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis), lives in southern Canada, most of the United States, and parts of northern Mexico.
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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
Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs