Companion planting with herbs, Blue Moon in May, cleaning tips to reduce allergies

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, May 13, 2019

apple blossom

May come up with fiddle-bows,
May come up with blossom,
May come up the same again,
The same again but different
.
–Louis MacNeice (1907–63)

 

Monday, May 13, 2019
133rd day of the year


Darius Rucker (musician) was born on this day in 1966.
Doris Day (singer & actress) died on this day in 2019.


 
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Companion Planting With Herbs

Companion Planting With Herbs
Learn about companion planting with herbs! The classic example is that basil grows well with tomatoes, but there are many more great combinations. Herbs are also great companions to food in your culinary masterpieces.
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Beverly Hills Plastic surgeon explains his unique process to remove wrinkles in a simple, painless process you can do at home.
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3 Great Flowering Shrubs

Three Great Flowering Trees and Shrubs for Your Garden
If you are searching for the right flowering tree or shrub to add pizzazz to your landscape, check out these three groups of plants—magnolia, dogwood, and viburnum—and you will not be disappointed.
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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
 
Blue Moon in May (Sort of)

Blue Moon in 2019: What is a Blue Moon?
When is the next Blue Moon? And exactly what is a Blue Moon? There’s some confusion about this popular phrase. Here’s the scoop.
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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!
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$8.95-$12.95
 
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Herb-Stuffed Pasta

Herb-Stuffed Pasta

Two cheeses and several herbs make this a richly flavored dish.

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Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

SAVE 42% ($5 off) Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
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$6.95
 
Cleaning Tips for Allergies

Cleaning Tips to Reduce Allergens
While it’s a challenge to truly allergy-proof your home, there are certainly practical cleaning tips to reduce allergies if you address allergen traps. Here’s helpful advice.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!
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$16.95