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

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

sun

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
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Field to Fork Cookbook > Learn More
 
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!
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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!
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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
 
How is Easter Determined?

When Is Easter 2020? | How the Easter Date is Determined
Easter 2020 will be observed on Sunday, April 12! Find out how the date of Easter is determined, why the date changes every year, and how the holiday relates to the first full Moon of spring.
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Travel Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas!
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$39.97
 
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.

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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
 
Any Signs of Spring?

5 Signs of Spring: Birds, Peepers, and Tree Buds
Every year, we patiently look for the first signs of spring in the air—leaves budding, birds singing, and butterflies migrating. Tell Us: What are you observing in your neck of the woods?
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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