Speedy radishes, 10 great sandwiches, pruning hydrangeas

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, May 29, 2019

ox

The ox, which lately did for shelter fly 
Into the stall, doth now securely lie 
In open fields; and love no more is made 
By the fireside, but in the cooler shade

–Thomas Carew (1595–1640)

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
149th day of the year


Melissa Etheridge (musician) was born on this day in 1961.
Harvey Korman (actor) died on this day in 2008.


 
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Radishes: Fast & Easy!

Radishes
Radishes are a hardy, easy-to-grow root vegetable that can be planted multiple times in a growing season. Here’s how to plant and grow radishes in your garden!
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Pruning Hydrangeas

When to Prune Different Kinds of Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas can sometimes be a tricky plant to care for, so it is important to learn when to prune different hydrangea varieties, as well as how to prune them. Consult our handy cheat sheet to figure out the best time to prune yours. 
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Bagging Apples

Growing Organic Apples With Fruit Bagging
Apples are the most pesticide- and fungicide-laden foods grown commercially and in home gardens. Last year, I grew apples organically with the help of fruit bagging. By bagging apples on my orchard trees, I harvested bigger, disease-free apples!
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10 Great Sandwiches

10 Great Sandwich Recipes
You can make lunchtime a special occasion with these 10 flavorful sandwich recipes. Featuring a variety of ingredients, these convenient meals are true taste bud tempters!
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The Extraordinary Race Between the Horse and the Pig
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