Black walnut trees, when pests invade the home, great guacamole

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, January 31, 2020

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In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer, quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day.

–Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

Friday, January 31, 2020
31st day of the year


Anthony LaPaglia (actor) was born on this day in 1959.
Horace Hagedorn (founder of Miracle-Gro plant food) died on this day in 2005.


 
Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Garden Plan for Partial Shade

Garden Plan for Vegetables that Grow in Partial Shade
Not all of us are blessed with a sunny gardening space! Gardeners with more shade than sun need to adapt accordingly by planting the right veggies. Check out these garden plot plans for partial shade.
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About Black Walnut Trees

Black Walnut Trees
The black walnut tree (Juglans nigra) is one of North America’s most valuable and beautiful native trees, but it does have a “dark side.”  Here’s what you should know before planting a black walnut in your yard—and all about harvesting and eating walnuts, too.
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Vegetable 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Lettuce know if you like this puzzle! Family-time fun. Made in the USA. 
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The Best Guacamole

Guacamole

Guacamole may be served in the traditional way as a dip for tortilla chips but it is also wonderful on grilled hamburgers, spooned into tomato shells, or spread on bacon an

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Playing Cards

Card decks featuring butterflies, baby animals, or the birds of North America!
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Hungry Man's Quiche

A Hungry Man's Quiche

One of our most requested quiche recipes is A Hungry Man’s Quiche. Readers say, “Fast, simple, and outstanding!” Perfect for brunch or a light dinner.

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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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When Pests Invade the Home

When Pests Invade the Home
Every rural, suburban, or urban household runs into various problems with pests or—to use the broadest possible term—nature. 
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Farmers' Market Cotton Tote Bag

SAVE 30%! This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
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