Sneak Zucchini Day, caring for apple trees, celery is good for you!
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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, August 8, 2019
What wondrous life is this I lead!
Ripe apples drop about my head;
The luscious clusters of the vine
Upon my mouth do crush their wine;
The nectarine and curious peach
Into my hands themselves do reach;
Stumbling on melons, as I pass,
Ensnared with flowers, I fall on grass.
–Andrew Marvell (1621–78)
David Evans ("The Edge," guitarist in the band U2) was born on this day in 1961. Patricia Neal (actress) died on this day in 2010.
Sneak Zucchini Day (Aug 8)
Too Much Zucchini? Freeze It!
August brings “Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day” (August 8). Our advice? Take it! Here are two methods to easily freeze zucchini for year-round use (plus recipes).
If you suffer from dark spots or uneven skin tones you are not alone. Dark spots could actually be signs of advanced aging. According to a recent European study, dark spots and uneven skin tones can make others think you’re up to 20 years older!
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?
How to Plant a Fall Vegetable Garden Plant a fall vegetable garden—and extend your harvest. In late summer, you might think the garden is winding down, but this is the perfect (and easy) time to bring in those wonderful cool-weather vegetables. Here’s how to get started.