Flag Day (U.S.), Father's Day fun ideas, how to mulch a garden, steak sandwich

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 14, 2019

bumblebee

Till to my garden back I come, 
Where bumble-bees for hours and hours 
Sit on their soft, fat, velvet bums, 
To wriggle out of hollow flowers

–William Henry Davies (1871–1940)

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Find Your Way Without a Compass
Find Your Way Without a Compass
As we get ready for hiking, camping, or just being outdoors, let’s explore how to find your way in the dark—without a compass—by using the stars, the Sun, and nature’s signs. Here are some fun pointers for the next time you’re outside. Don’t get lost! 
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How to Mulch Your Garden | Types of Mulch
How to Mulch Your Garden | Types of Mulch
Mulch has been called the gardener’s friend—and for good reason. In winter, mulch protects bare soil, prevents erosion, and protects plants. In spring, mulch locks in moisture, suppresses weeds, and feeds the soil. Learn how to mulch, when to mulch, and about the many different types of mulch to...
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Father's Day on the Solstice: Ideas to Celebrate Dad!
Father's Day on the Solstice: Ideas to Celebrate Dad!
Looking for a fun way to spend your Father’s Day this Sunday? What a perfect time to enjoy stargazing. Plus, it’s the first full day of summertime, bringing more hours of sunshine. Celebrate with these Father’s Day ideas.
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Flag Day 2021: Celebrating the American Flag
Flag Day 2021: Celebrating the American Flag
Flag Day is Monday, June 14! This annual holiday celebrates the history and symbolism of the American flag. Learn about the history of this holiday and the beloved Stars and Stripes!
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Spins effortlessly, won’t tip, and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails. 

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Super Steak Sandwich
Super Steak Sandwich

This Super Steak Sandwich is very easy to prepare and makes for a wonderful summer lunch or dinner.

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