Plants for butterflies, Greg's garden photos are amazing!, pea soup

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 27, 2019


Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.
–Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82)

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
58th day of the year

Donal Logue (actor) was born on this day in 1966.
Leonard Nimoy (actor) died on this day in 2015.

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Plants for Butterflies

Plants that Attract Butterflies
Butterflies and flowers were made for each other, and there are certain flowers that butterflies absolutely love to be around. As a French poet once pointed out, “Butterflies are flying flowers, and flowers are tethered butterflies.” Here are some of the best plants that attract butterflies!


Actress Reveals the “Bathroom Trick” That Made Her Feel Years Younger

Hollywood actress Maggie Q. recounts the story of how renowned gastrointestinal specialist - “Dr. Edison V. De Mello” - saved her career. “I was bloated and fatigued and I was on-camera. Simply put - I was miserable,” confesses Maggie in this intimate one-on-one. Watch her Video here…
Greg's Garden Review

Vegetable Garden Planner Reviews: Greg M.
Greg grew most of his family’s food for the year in his backyard garden, building raised beds out of pallets and old shingles. Here is his garden layout plus some beautiful garden photos!


Winter cold or pulmonary fibrosis?

The common symptoms of pulmonary fibrosis – lingering cough, fatigue, shortness of breath – should be taken seriously. More than 50,000 cases are diagnosed annually, making it important to be your own health advocate.
We Love Weather Proverbs

Weather Proverbs and Prognostics: Rain and Clouds
Predict the weather with our collection of weather proverbs and folklore about rain and clouds.
Spruce Soy Wax Candles

These large, eye-catching candles come in a printed glass container housed in a decorative gift box with a wooden ball top. 
Cream of Green Pea Soup

Cream of Green Pea Soup

Even when made with frozen peas, this soup has fresh-from-the-garden flavor. Of course, fresh peas will also work nicely, if you’re lucky enough to have some.

Wind Chimes, Bells, and Spinners!

Loads of designs! Made from brass, rust-proof aluminum, cast iron, ceramic, and wood.
Natural Remedies for Colds

Natural Remedies for a Cold
What can we do to help our bodies through the process of healing a cold? Here are some natural remedies for your body and mind.
Solar-Powered Decorative Lighting

By day, these are an artful addition to the garden. By night, they impress with a stunning display of color and light.