Great weed control techniques!, fried chicken winner, impatiens

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, May 28, 2019

daisies

Buttercups have honeyed hearts, 
Bees they love the clover, 
But I love the daisies' dance 
All the meadow over

–Marjorie Pickthall (1883–1922)

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Weed Control Techniques
Weed Control Techniques

While it’s tempting to call any unwanted plant a “weed,” there are really only a select few weeds that become invasive and problematic. And while some folks turn to dangerous chemicals, many weeds are actually resistant to herbicides and respond better to different methods of control. With these...
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Impatiens
Impatiens

Impatiens is a beautiful annual that makes an excellent houseplant or summer bedding and container plant. Here’s how to grow impatiens in your garden!
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Dragonfly Wooden Night Lights

These highly intricate and detailed night lights were carved with a laser. The craftsmanship is outstanding. Each shade consists of 4 pieces of wood held together with interlocking finger joints. The best part is that the shade hides the bulb, even when viewed from the side. Made in the USA.

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Fried Chicken Recipe | First Prize 1998
Fried Chicken Recipe | First Prize 1998

We taste-tested a lot of fried chicken—and this recipe won first prize in our annual Almanac recipe contest! It’s delicious, crispy, and moist.

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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.

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How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health
How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health

Fire cider is a traditional folk recipe made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. It’s a potent tonic that’s been used generations as a remedy to ward off sickness and boost health. See how to make fire cider!
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Train Toothfairy Box

Makes a great gift for a young family. Made in Vermont from 100% lead-free pewter.

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Beekeeping 101: Where to Get Honey Bees
Beekeeping 101: Where to Get Honey Bees

You can’t be a beekeeper without any bees! Here’s how and where to obtain a colony of honey bees for your apiary.
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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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