Companion planting chart, air-purifying houseplants, chicken and dumplings

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 20, 2019


The Sun, with all those planets
revolving around it
and dependent on it,
can still ripen a bunch of grapes
as if it had nothing else in the universe to do

–Galileo Galilei (1564–1642)

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
51st day of the year

Lili Taylor (actress) was born on this day in 1967.
Hunter S. Thompson (journalist and author who unleashed the concept of "gonzo journalism" in books like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas) died on this day in 2005.

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Companion Planting

Companion Planting Chart for Vegetables
Find out which vegetables should and shouldn’t be planted together with our companion planting chart. Our chart covers 10 of the most popular vegetables, including tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and more!
Air-Purifying Houseplants

Air-Purifying Houseplants
Without proper ventilation, it doesn’t take long for indoor pollutants to build up to unhealthy levels. Here are some of the best air-purifying houseplants that can clean the air in your home!
Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
How is Easter Determined?

When is Easter 2020? | How the Easter Date is Determined
Why do we celebrate Easter? We’ll explain—plus, find out how the date of Easter is determined and why it changes every year!
Bold Print Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas! Available in regular and travel sizes.
Chicken and Dumplings

Mother's Old-Fashioned Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Shirley Wollard Woodlock of Texas learned to make chicken and dumplings while watching her mother, Jennie Wollard Nunn. “Hers were made to perfection,” recalls Shirley.

Red Mercury Lantern

Also available in BLUE and CHAMPAGNE!
Any Signs of Spring?

5 Signs of Spring: Birds, Peepers, and Tree Buds
Isn’t it nice to wake up and hear the birds singing? If you observe closely, the first signs of spring are in the air—leaves are budding, birds are chattering, and butterflies are migrating. Every year, we enjoy hearing what readers from different regions have to say!
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.