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
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Field to Fork Cookbook > Learn More
 
Planting Cabbage

Cabbage
Traditionally, cabbage seeds were planted on St. Patrick’s Day in northern zones. Old-time farmers believed that to make them grow well, you needed to plant them while wearing your nightclothes! Here’s our Cabbage Growing Guide with instructions on how to plant and grow this hardy, leafy vegetable—which is packed with vitamins. No PJs required!
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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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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
 
More Slow Cooker Recipes

How To Slow-Cook Fast
Juggling a lot right now? Getting tired of actively cooking over the stove and seeing dishes and pots stack up in the sink? Try cooking slow, not fast! That’s right. Return to the slow cooker. Throw a few ingredients in the pot, set it, and forget it! Here are our slow cooker recipes including a few 3-ingredient “dump and go” meals.
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Travel Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas!
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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

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
 
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