Father's Day Full Moon, raspberry-rhubarb pie, peony care tips, cabbage worm

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, June 9, 2019

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Paula is digging and shaping the loam of a salvia,
Scarlet Chinese talker of summer.
Two petals of crabapple blossom blow fallen in Paula's hair
And fluff of white from a cottonwood
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–Carl Sandburg (1878–1902)

Sunday, June 9, 2019
160th day of the year


Johnny Depp (actor) was born on this day in 1963.
Adam West (actor) died on this day in 2017.


 
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Father's Day and Full Moon

Father's Day 2020
Father’s Day 2020 is Sunday, June 21! This Father’s Day brings: a Full Moon, a great day for fishing, and a visit from the King of Planets, Jupiter. What a night! Find out more about Father’s Day history, 10 amazing recipes for Dad, plus a few great quotes for a Father’s Day card. We’ve got you covered!
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Protect Against Cabbage Worms

Protect Your Garden from Cabbage Worms
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