Elegant irises, beneficial bugs, morning glory muffins

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, May 20, 2019

clouds

Light and silv'ry cloudlets hover
In the air, as yet scarce warm;
Mild, with glimmer soft tinged over,
Peeps the sun through fragrant balm
.
–Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)

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Irises
Irises
The tall, beautiful iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical colors. Despite its divine origins, this June bloomer is rugged, reliable, and easy to grow. Learn all about planting, growing, and caring for iris flowers. 
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Flowers for a Cutting Garden
Flowers for a Cutting Garden
If you’re like me and can never have too many flowers, now is the time to start a cutting garden so you can have your flowers and cut them, too! Here are my tips—plus, the best flowers to grow for cutting.
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Crossbody Purses for Cell Phones by Chala

Top-seller! Available in different nature-inspired designs! 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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Morning Glory Muffins
Morning Glory Muffins

These Morning Glory Muffins are packed with vegetables, fruit, and nuts, creating a delicious breakfast treat or snack.

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Large Wooden Matchboxes

Choose from many different bold designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.

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Planning Irrigation for your Garden
Planning Irrigation for your Garden
Supplying adequate water to plants is essential to having a successful garden.
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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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Beneficial Insects in the Garden
Beneficial Insects in the Garden
Some bugs are good for the garden. We call these good guys “beneficial insects” and they can really help your garden by eating pest insects that would otherwise eat your plants. Here’s a list of common beneficial insects and how to attract them to your garden.
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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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