Growing broccoli, preventing fruit flies, butterfly bush, tomato jam

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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Summer afternoon, summer afternoon;
to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language
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–Henry James (1843–1916)

 

 
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Broccoli
Growing Broccoli

Broccoli
Broccoli is a sun-loving, cool-season crop that is best grown in the spring or fall. It’s also incredibly healthy and has been dubbed the “crown jewel of nutrition.” Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest broccoli in the garden!

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Butterfly Bush
Growing Butterfly Bush

Butterfly Bush
The butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) is a beautiful, fast-growing, deciduous shrub with masses of blossoms—long, spiked trusses—that bloom from summer to autumn.

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Can the Entire Human Race Fit Inside a Sugar Cube?
We All Fit in a Sugar Cube!

Can the Entire Human Race Fit Inside a Sugar Cube?
What if we told you that the entire human race could fit inside a sugar cube? Bob Berman explains this intriguing question in this week’s entertaining podcast. (Note: This podcast is about 7:22 minutes long and may have a :30 advertisement upfront.)

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Tomato Jam
Easy Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam

Ever tried making Tomato Jam? In this easy spread, juicy tomatoes are paired with fresh ginger, cinnamon, and citrus.

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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies
Fruit Fly Problems

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies
In the kitchen, a fruit fly infestation can be a truly annoying experience. Here’s how to get rid of fruit flies, including how to make your own fruit fly trap!

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