Strawberries, nesting owls, landscape design ideas

Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 29, 2019

thaw

Over the land freckled with snow half-thawed
The speculating rooks at their nests cawed
And saw from elm-tops, delicate as flowers of grass,
What we below could not see, Winter pass
.
–Edward Thomas, "Thaw" (1878–1917)

Friday, March 29, 2019
88th day of the year


Lucy Lawless (actress) was born on this day in 1968.
Anita Shreve (writer) died on this day in 2018.


 
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What Beekeepers Wear

Beekeeping 101: Supplies, Clothing, and Equipment
What beekeeping supplies, clothing, and equipment will you need to raise bees? Here are the items that will help you get off to a good start.
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Snacking Vegetables Fresh from the Garden

Excite in the crunch of fresh garden vegetables, perfect for your Spring Garden Party. Served raw as the ultimate starter or in a hearty garden-grown soup, this trio will captivate your guests when it’s known that they were cultivated in your backyard!
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Landscaping Design Ideas

Landscape Design: Ideas and Advice for Beginners
Do you want to improve the landscape design of your yard and property? Here are some tips for coming up with a design plan and getting started.
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There is a revolutionary solution that gets real and lasting results right in your own home by restoring the appearance of thicker, fuller hair. Click here to find out this amazing new method.
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Planting Strawberries

Strawberries
Sweet, juicy strawberries are treats when right off the plant. Supermarket berries tend to be tart with a grainy texture because the natural sugar begins converting to starch as soon as it is plucked from the plant. It’s definitely worth your while to try growing strawberries. See how.
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Chala Cell Phone Cross Body Purses

Fun and functional! Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
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Pasta With Greens

Pasta With Greens and Feta

Pasta and greens make a marvelous combination—plus, a tasty and nutritious change of pace from the usual tomato sauce.

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Flamingo Salt and Pepper Shakers

Just for fun, the holes in the shaker’s lids form an S and P. Other designs are available.
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Nesting Owls

Nesting Season for Owls
Have you heard the owls? With spring’s arrival, the Great Horned Owl and the Barred Owl are already well into their domestic responsibilities. Owls are among the first to begin building nests, incubating eggs, and feeding young. 
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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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