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
Tomatoes
Our Growing Tomatoes Guide takes you from planting to harvesting! Find out when to plant America’s favorite garden crop, the best way to grow tomatoes, how long it takes a tomato to bear fruit, and what tomatoes need to thrive. We’ll touch on how to transplant, stakes and cages,...
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Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden
Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden
June 21 to 27, 2021, is Pollinator Week, an annual event to support pollinator health. 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 critical to growing food...
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The Facts Behind Weather Folklore
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 in May 2021
Full Moon in May 2021
May’s full Moon reaches its peak on Wednesday, May 26! This full Moon will be the closest full Moon of the year, making it the second of two supermoons—don’t miss it! Plus, it will coincide with a total lunar eclipse in some areas. Here’s everything you should know about this month’s full Moon,...
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Lighten Your Hair with 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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