Planting cabbages, containers for veggies, grape-nut pudding

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, February 21, 2019

bluejay

There, on the black bough of a snow-flecked maple,
Fearless and gay as our love,
A bluejay cocked his crest!
Oh, who can tell the range of joy
Or set the bounds of beauty
?

–Sara Teasdale (1884–1933)

Thursday, February 21, 2019
52nd day of the year


Kelsey Grammer (actor) was born on this day in 1955.
Peter Tork (musician, member of The Monkees) died on this day in 2019.


 
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Planting Cabbage

Cabbage
Cabbage is a hardy, leafy vegetable full of vitamins. By planning your growing season and providing diligent care, you may have two successful crops in one year, in both spring and fall. Here is our guide for planting, growing, and harvesting cabbage.
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Containers for Veggies

Container Gardening with Vegetables
Container gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables, especially when you lack yard space! If you have a small garden or simply a patio, balcony, or rooftop, explore the magical world of gardening in pots!
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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. 
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$15.99
 
More Slow Cooker Recipes

Best Slow Cooker Recipes
Forget about fast food—slow food is where it’s at! Using a slow cooker or crock pot allows you to have home-style meals even with a busy schedule. If you haven’t discovered the joy of slow cooking yet, try these recipes and get a taste of what you’ve been missing!
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Bold Print Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas! Available in regular and travel sizes.
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$39.97
 
Grape-Nut Pudding

Grape-Nut Pudding

Guests will go nuts for this Grape-Nut pudding—a creamy custard with the cereal “crust” on the bottom.

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Red Mercury Lantern

Also available in BLUE and CHAMPAGNE!
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$11.95
 
Surprising Uses for Stale Bread

Household Uses for Stale Bread
There’s a surprising amount of practical, household uses for old, stale bread! Here are a few of our favorites.
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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