Growing columbine, best plants for window boxes, spectacular strawberry recipes
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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, May 30, 2019
Nothing is so beautiful as Spring— When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush
Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring
The ear, it strikes like lightnings to hear him sing.
–Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89)
Best Flowers for Window Boxes
Looking to spruce up your home’s appearance with a window box? Be sure to choose the right plants for your sun exposure! See our lists of flowering window box plants that love sun, as well as those that love shade.
10 Spectacular Strawberry Recipes
There’s nothing like strawberries at the peak of season—juicy, sweet, and ripe! Sure, you can buy strawberries all year-round now, but they’re not as flavorful. Here are 10 super strawberry recipes, from prize-winning strawberry jam to the best strawberry-rhubarb pie.
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!