Japanese beetle help, German pancakes, vertical gardening

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 7, 2019

moon

Ten o'clock: the broken moon
Hangs not yet a half hour high,
Yellow as a shield of brass,
In the dewy air of June,
Poised between the vaulted sky
And the ocean's liquid glass
.
–Emma Lazarus (1849–87)

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Japanese Beetles
Japanese Beetles
Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) are iridescent green beetles that carry a big threat because they will feed on a wide variety of plants. You’ll often be able to identify the damage because their leaf chewing leaves a lacy skeleton. 
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Vertical Gardening: Grow More Vegetables in Less Space
Vertical Gardening: Grow More Vegetables in Less Space
Want to grow a garden but lack space? Vertical gardening is about growing upwards instead of outwards. It results in fewer plant problems and it’s easier on your back, too! Whether you have a backyard or patio, learn all about the benefits of vertical gardening, which plants are...
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Vermont Weather Station

Measures temperature and humidity with an easy-to-read scale. Available in both brass and copper. A handsome and practical addition to your kitchen window.

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German Pancakes
German Pancakes

Treat yourself to some delightful German Pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or brunch.

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Bird Feeders

Many designs to choose from that are sure to attract lots of activity!

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12 Uses for Mint Leaves From Health to Home
12 Uses for Mint Leaves From Health to Home
How do you use extra mint leaves? Here are 12 marvelous uses for mint around the home and garden—from culinary to medicinal to mouthwash to bug repellent!
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Refrigerator Notepads

Perfect for recording grocery needs or tasks. Each pad features a positive message and a magnet for hanging up in a handy spot.

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Fireflies: Why Do Fireflies Glow?
Fireflies: Why Do Fireflies Glow?
Fireflies—also known a lightning bugs—have been captivating humans for centuries with their beautiful lights on summer nights. What makes fireflies glow the way they do?
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Teapot Tea Infuser

Our most popular tea infuser is based on a pewter teapot made in colonial Connecticut.

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