Starting your own honeybee hive, how to square-foot garden, container veggies

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, March 21, 2019

plains

The warring hosts of Winter and of Spring
are hurtling o'er the plains.
All night I heard their battle-clarions ring

And jar the window panes.
–Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813–92)

Thursday, March 21, 2019
80th day of the year


Matthew Broderick (actor) was born on this day in 1962.
James Rebhorn (actor) died on this day in 2014.


 
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Time to Start a Hive?

Beekeeping 101: Should You Raise Honey Bees?
Are you interested in raising honey bees? Does having your own beehive sound intriguing? Celebrate World Honeybee Day (August 17) with our 7-part series on Beekeeping 101! Plus, discover an online beekeeping class. 
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Easy to Grow Bean Varieties

Beans are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Appreciated by both novice and advanced gardeners alike, you can enjoy them straight from garden to table. Jung Seed offers a wide variety for your abundant gardening delight!
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Planning a Square-Foot Garden
Square-foot gardening is a method of densely planting in squares for multiple harvests in a small space, even if you have poor soil.
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The Root Of All Skin Problems

More than 50 million Americans suffer from unsightly skin problems, and many of them don’t even know it, because the damage is so deep under the skin. A newly discovered technique can actually RESTORE your youthful appearance. Watch How.
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Veggie Container Gardening

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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Iron Rooster Tiered Shelf

Perfect for country kitchen counters!
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$59.95
 
Why Easter's Later This Year

When is Easter 2020? | How the Easter Date is Determined
Why do we celebrate Easter? And why is Easter so late this year? We’ll explain—plus, find out how the date of Easter is determined and why it changes every year!
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Rooster Planter

New arrival! 
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$49.95
 
Vanilla Bean Custard

Creamy Vanilla Bean Custard

The fresh vanilla bean is an extra special touch, but you can use vanilla extract instead.

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Rooster Welcome Stake

Welcome your guests in country style!
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$21.97