Best firewood to burn, nuts for health and weight loss, getting good soil

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 6, 2019

geese

The geese honked overhead.
I ran to catch the skein
To watch them as they fled
In a long wavering line.

–May Sarton (1912–95)

 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Best Firewood: Heat Values and Wood-Burning Tips
Best Firewood to Burn

Best Firewood: Heat Values and Wood-Burning Tips
Do you use firewood to heat your home? Here is a list of the best types of firewood to burn—sorted by high, medium, and low heat value—as well as a few important wood-burning tips.

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This Is What A Single Diet Soda Drink Does
 
Gain less weight? Improve heart health? Nuts to that!
Nuts' Health Benefits

Gain less weight? Improve heart health? Nuts to that!
Black walnuts fall rat-a-tat-tat onto the metal roof of our (now uninhabited) chicken house; acorns litter my walking paths through the woods. The sight and sound of them falling makes me think of…well, nuts! Not only are they healthy, but they also help with weight control and so much more. Let’s...

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How to Make Row Covers

How to Make a Row Cover Tunnel
We’ll show you how to make a simple hooped or low tunnel to protect your plants, extend your harvests, and get even more from your garden. It’s really easy to make your own – quickly, cheaply and to a very high standard. Read on or watch our video to find out how.

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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.

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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook
 
Preparing Soil for Planting
Getting Good Soil

Preparing Soil for Planting
Preparing your soil is the first step to gardening successfully. How well do you know your garden soil type? Does it drain well or dry out? What is the soil pH? Is it rich and fertile or thin and lacking in nutrients? Soil is the foundation of your entire garden. Let’s get to know...

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Bees Please Water Pitcher

Use this small pitcher as a decoration or to hold to dried flowers.

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Bees Please Water Pitcher
 
Slow Cooker French Onion Soup
Fresh Onion Soup Recipe

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

Our Slow Cooker Fresh Onion Soup is the reason that slow cookers were invented!

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