Powdery mildew, cooking with herbs, noctilucent cloud season!

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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I question not if thrushes sing,
If roses load the air;
Beyond my heart I need not reach
When all is summer there.

–John Vance Cheney (1848–1922)

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Digital Garden Guide
 
Powdery Mildew
Powdery Mildew

Wondering about that white fungus on your plant? The fungal disease powdery mildew is a common problem in gardens, infecting a wide variety of plants and reducing the quality and quantity of flowers and fruit.
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3 Super Foods Draining Your Energy

Did you know there are 3 “Super Foods” that you should NEVER eat I’m not kidding. New research reveals these supposed “Super Foods” can actually drain your energy, damage your hormones and have devastating effects on your metabolism… Fortunately on the next page my good friend Dr. Gundry MD shows you exactly WHICH 3 foods you must AVOID like the plague, and what you should be eating instead. ==> NEVER Eat These 3 “Super Foods” 

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Coneflowers
Coneflowers

Coneflowers, also known as Echinacea, are tough little native flowers that draw butterflies, bees, and birds to the garden! Here’s how to grow this American native—and important tips on plant care, from deadheading to cutting back in June.
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook by The Old Farmer’s Almanac

Gardeners love it so much, we had to print more! Created for new gardeners, green thumbs, and old hands alike, The Old Farmer’s Almanac Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is loaded with advice and inspiration to help plants—and growers—thrive.

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The Thrush's Magical Song
The Thrush's Magical Song

This time of year brings a special treat—the flute-like songs of thrushes. What’s amazing is that the thrush sings a musical series—and this songster can easily sing over 50 distinct songs! Learn more about the magical thrush of the forest.
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2021 Calendars

SHIPPING NOW! Choose from our Gardening, Weather Watcher’s, Moon, Country, Everyday, and Engagement calendars.

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Noctilucent Clouds: They Come From Outer Space!
Noctilucent Clouds: They Come From Outer Space!

They’re back! It’s noctilucent cloud season! Every summer, eerie electric-blue clouds ripple across the night sky. They look alien—resembling something from another world. And that’s not far off. A key ingredient for the mysterious clouds comes from outer space.
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The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a delightful stocking surprise for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Enjoy a holiday season filled with wit and wisdom from your favorite Old Farmer. The Almanac is guaranteed to make people smile and to tickle your funny bones. Order today to get your Almanacs in time for the holidays!

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Herb Recipes: Cooking with Fresh Herbs
Herb Recipes: Cooking with Fresh Herbs

When herbs are in season, rejoice in recipes that incorporate heavenly rosemary, basil, dill, mint, oregano, and thyme. Cooking with herbs not only releases great fresh flavors, but also is healthy! From savory rosemary recipes to an amazing herb butter to divine basil pesto to a mint dish to keep...
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