Mosquito repellents and remedies, tomato hornworms, summer chicken salad

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 18, 2019

berries

Long about knee-deep in June,
’Bout the time strawberries melts
On the vines

–James Whitcomb Riley (1849–1916)

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
169th day of the year


Kurt Browning (figure skater) was born on this day in 1966.
Clarence Clemons (musician) died on this day in 2011.


 
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Mosquito Repellents and Remedies

Mosquito Repellents and Bite Remedies
Use these natural mosquito repellents and mosquito bite remedies to keep the mosquitoes away and get relief from itchy bug bites!
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3 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Giving You

According to Dr. Marty Goldstein, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs.
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Updated Hurricane Forecast

2019 Hurricane Season Forecast
Hurricane season officially began on June 1, 2019. Here’s this year’s hurricane forecastwith the expected number of storms and predicted probability of storms making landfall. Also, find your common questions and answers about Earth’s most violent storms!
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Love You a Bushel and a Peck Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from different fun designs! Handles work equally well for both left- and right-handed people. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.
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$11.95
 
Caring for Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas
With immense flower heads, hydrangeas flaunt an old-fashioned charm that is hard to resist. Unrivaled in the shrub world for beautiful flowers, the elegant ladies are easy to cultivate, tolerate almost any soil, and produce abundant blooms. Colors beguile with clear blue, vibrant pink, frosty white, lavender, and rose blossoms—sometimes all blooming on the same plant! 
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Pewter Zipper Pulls

Great for fleece coats and backpacks! Pewter zipper pulls are fun and convenient!  A stylish accessory that is also helpful for arthritic hands. Made in Vermont.
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$9.97
 
Tomato Hornworm Remedies

Tomato Hornworms
Big, fat, and green! Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of tomato hornworms in your garden.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac

Detailed weather forecasts for 18 regions of the U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips & techniques, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?  
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Summer Chicken Salad

Summer Chicken Salad

Our Summer Chicken Salad is a light and refreshing take on the traditional chicken salad.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!
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$10.99