Growing peas, cold sores, what is CBD?, wood ashes

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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If January calends be summerly gay,
It will be winterly weather till the calends of May.
–Proverb

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
22nd day of the year


Diane Lane (actress) was born on this day in 1965.
James Mitchell (actor & dancer) died on this day in 2010.


 
The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Growing Peas

Peas
Peas are not difficult to grow. Once they come up, they exhibit terrific growth spurts and can make a lovely wall of green through the garden.
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Surgeon Reveals How To Grow Back Thinning Brows

According to Dr. John Layke , thinning brows are one of the most noticeable signs of aging. “Thinning brows can actually age your appearance even more than wrinkles,” he revealed. This is a problem you can easily solve at home.
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Using Wood Ashes

How to Use Wood Ashes in the Home and Garden
If you burn firewood, you have wood ashes. Don’t throw them out! There are many surprising ways to use ashes around the garden and home. Here are five practical ideas.
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Large Wooden Matches

Choose from many different bold designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.
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Granny's Best Chicken Soup

Granny's Best Chicken Soup

Any cool or rainy day is a great time to make this invigorating, traditional soup. You can cheat and use canned chicken stock—but it won’t be quite the same.

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Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
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What is CBD?

What Is CBD? Is It Safe and Effective?
Many readers have asked us about CBD. “It has surpassed all other supplements in history in terms of rapid rise in sales and use in the U.S,” according to the Mayo Clinic. But are these products safe? Are they effective? What’s the big deal? There is a lot of misinformation about CBD, so here are the facts about what it is—and what it isn’t.
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Easy and Safe Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. 
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$19.95
 
Getting Rid of Cold Sores

How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore
Cold sores can be a real pain in the… lip. Learn what causes cold sores and some natural cold sore remedies.
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.
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