Growing cucumbers, coriander vs. cilantro, mint chiller

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 11, 2019

chestnuts

The Junes were free and full, driving through tiny
Roads, the mudguards brushing the cowparsley,
Through fields of mustard and under boldly embattled
Mays and chestnuts
.
–Louis MacNeice (1907–63)

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Cucumbers
Cucumbers
An easy-care vegetable that loves sun and water, cucumbers grow quickly as long as they receive consistent watering and warmth. Don’t let cucumbers get too large before you pick or they will taste bitter! See how to grow and harvest cucumbers.
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Garden Slugs
Garden Slugs
There are many natural ways to get rid of slugs. And let’s be honest. Slugs have to be the one of the most disgusting things you will encounter in your garden.
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Cilantro (Coriander)
Cilantro (Coriander)
Cilantro is a fast-growing, aromatic, annual herb that grows best in the cooler weather of spring and fall. Here’s how to grow cilantro (and coriander) in your garden.
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Mint Lemonade
Mint Lemonade

Doesn’t Mint Lemonade sound divine? This is our new summer drink recipe (even when it’s not quite summer). 

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How to Press Flowers and Leaves
How to Press Flowers and Leaves
Picking and pressing flowers is such an enjoyable activity. A flower found in a book is a lovely, long-forgotten relic of a special moment and a sliver of time gone by. See which flowers are best for pressing and how to press flowers and leaves. Plus, see how to make a flower press...
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Garden Stakes

Choose from stakes that spin with the wind, give the temperature, or add color and height to a flower bed!

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