Time for tomatoes, attracting native bees, is weather lore true?

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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Among the changing months, May stands confest
The sweetest, and in fairest colours dressed!
Soft as the breeze that fans the smiling field;
Sweet as the breath that opening roses yield
.
–James Thomson (1700–48)

 

 
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Tomatoes
Tomato Time!

Tomatoes
Tomatoes are not hard to grow; they’re incredibly productive, versatile in the kitchen, and so delicious off the vine. Our guide covers all the information you need to grow tomatoes successfully—including selecting tomato varieties, starting seeds, transplanting tomatoes outside, using tomato...

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Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden
Native Bees Rule!

Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden
The super-pollinators of the garden are … native bees! While honey bees have their place, it’s our native solitary bees—such as mason bees and leafcutter bees—which are most vital to our flowers and food. Learn more about these amazing heroes of pollination—and see how to bring...

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The Facts Behind Weather Folklore
Is Weather Lore True?

The Facts Behind Weather Folklore
Scientists now—finally—admit that many weather proverbs are TRUE! 

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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!

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Full Moon for May 2020
What is the Flower Moon?

Full Moon for May 2020
May’s full Moon rises on Thursday, May 7! This full Moon will be the last of the three supermoons to occur this year, so don’t miss it! Here’s everything you should know about this month’s full moon, including how it got its name, “The Full Flower Moon.”

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Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

$4.00 OFF, BESTSELLER Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.

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Lighten Your Hair with Rhubarb
Another Use for Rhubarb?

Lighten Your Hair with Rhubarb
Fading blond? Mousy brown? Bring on the rhubarb! Here’s how to naturally lighten your hair using nothing but rhubarb and water.

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!

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