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)

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
134th day of the year


 
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Tomato Time!

Tomatoes
Our Growing Tomatoes Guide covers everything from planting through harvesting! 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 stakes and cages, and tomato plant care.
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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. See how to bring these docile bees to your garden.
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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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What is the Flower Moon?

Full Moon for May 2020
Learn about the full Moon for May 2020. Why is it called the Full Flower Moon? When is the best time to see the full Moon? Here are Moon facts and folklore from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
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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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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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