Japanese beetle help, German pancakes, vertical gardening

Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 7, 2019


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)

Friday, June 7, 2019
158th day of the year

Prince (musician) was born on this day in 1958.
Kenny Rankin (singer & songwriter) died on this day in 2009.

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Japanese Beetle Help

Japanese Beetles
What are those iridescent green garden beetles eating your plants? Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of Japanese beetles.


Visibly Reverse Wrinkles At Home (Do this daily)

Beverly Hills Plastic surgeon explains his unique process to remove wrinkles in a simple, painless process you can do at home.
Gardening Up!

Vertical Gardening: Vertical Garden Ideas, Plants, and More
Vertical gardening—also called intensive gardening—is not a new idea, but it has gained momentum in recent years with a lengthening list of ideas for how to grow up. The approach makes good sense, especially for gardeners with limited space or when outdoor gardening is too much to handle.
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.
German Pancakes

German Pancakes

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

Bird Feeders

Many designs to choose from that are sure to attract lots of activity!
Mint for Healing and 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!
Farmers' Market List Notepads

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

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?
Teapot Tea Infuser

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