Growing peppers, 10 smart watering tips, surprising honey benefits

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, May 21, 2019

ivy

The ivy’s spring reconnaissance campaign
sends red feelers out and up and down
to find the sun
.
–Jonathan Galassi (b. 1949)

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10 Smart Watering Tips for a Healthy Garden

Watering at the right time, in the right place, and using the right methods can make a big difference in how much water your garden needs. In this short video we share 10 tried-and-tested tips for saving water in the garden.
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Try Neptune’s Harvest

“Tomato & Veg” AND “Rose & Flowering” Fertilizers are made from organic ingredients including Fish, Seaweed, Molasses, Yucca and Humate. All things expert growers like to use. Greatly increases yield and quality of all plants. (800) 259-4769

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Bell Peppers
Bell Peppers

Sweet bell peppers are a tender, warm-season crop and a relative of the tomato. Here’s how to plant and grow bell peppers in your garden! 
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Easy Curry Chicken Salad
Easy Curry Chicken Salad

This light curry chicken salad is dressed in a lemony mix of nonfat yogurt with just a touch of mayonnaise. Nuts are a source of “good” fat; apple chunks supply fiber.

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Solar-Powered Decorative Lighting

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA! By day, these are an artful addition to the garden. By night, they impress with a stunning display of color and light. Check out our large selection.

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Honey Health Benefits
Honey Health Benefits

Cuts, scrapes, scratches, burns, coughs, canker sores, heartburn, stomach upsets, diaper rash—mostly minor, but sometimes painful and always inconvenient—are common occurrences in most households. What to do? Some people reach for the honey!
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Rooster Birdhouse

Functional art for your garden and feathered friends! 

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How to Keep Cats Away From the Garden
How to Keep Cats Away From the Garden

Cats can be useful around the garden, keeping unwanted rodents at bay, but they can be destructive as well. How do we keep cats away from the garden with natural deterrents and cat repellents? 
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Grande View Bird Feeder Thermometer

Combines a tube-style feeder with a large thermometer that is easy to read from a distance. Features 4 perches, a satin nickel finish, and capacity for more than a pound of seeds.

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