Easy grilling recipes, marigolds, 2019 hurricane forecast, how to beat bugs

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, May 24, 2019


Winds of May, that dance on the sea,
Dancing a ring-around in glee
From furrow to furrow, while overhead
The foam flies up to be garlanded,
In silvery arches spanning the air
–James Joyce (1882–1941)

Friday, May 24, 2019
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Easy Grilling Recipes

Easy Grilling Recipes—And 10 Tips for Grilling Success
Ready to grill? Begin planning now with our Top 10 Tips for Excellent Summer Grilling. Everything tastes better when grilled over an open flame—if done right. Then, grill up a summer feast with best recipes from our juicy burgers to BBQ ribs to easy kabobs. 
2019 Hurricane Forecast

The (Early) Forecast for the 2019 Hurricane Season!
The 2019 Atlantic/Gulf hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, is expected to have average or slightly above average activity, with 12 to 14 named storms, including 5 to 7 hurricanes. Of these storms, 2 to 4 are expected to make landfall in the United States. 
Lighted Glass Mason Jar

Makes a great centerpiece or accent decoration. Features a 4-hour timer. Requires 2 AAA batteries.

Plant Marigolds

No annual is more cheerful or easier to grow than the marigold. These flowers are the spendthrifts among annuals, bringing a wealth of gold, copper, and brass into our summer and autumn gardens. The flower’s popularity probably derives in part from its ability to bloom brightly all summer long.
Sun Wind Chime

Made of brass and features pretty patina that will improve over time.

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How to Beat Bugs

How to Beat Bugs in Your Garden
While some insects are beneficial, others are an ever-present pest in the vegetable garden—but there’s no reason that they should get the better of you or your crops.
Lobster Rope Doormats

Virtually impervious to wear and water, easy to clean, and excellent at removing dirt and snow! 

Story of "Taps" Bugle Call

The Tuneful Tale of "Taps"
Ever wonder about the bugle call performed on Memorial Day and Veterans Day and at almost every military funeral? Here’s the tale of “Taps”…
Candlestick Set of 5

This set of 5 candlesticks is made from real textile mill wooden bobbins. Most are between 50 and 100 years old! Add this charming display to your mantel or as part of your dining room tablescape today.