Blackberries, cut back perennials, getting lost

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, June 25, 2020

american-elm

It is a sultry day; the sun has drunk
The dew that lay upon the morning grass;
There is no rustling in the lofty elm
That canopies my dwelling

–William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)

 
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Blackberries
Growing Blackberries

Blackberries
Blackberries, like raspberries, are a very easy berry to grow. Once this native berry is ripe, get ready for an abundant harvest, picking every couple of days! Here’s how to grow and harvest blackberries in your backyard.

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Looking for American-Made Gifts?

Look no more, North Country Wind Bells® has been creating quality-made wind bells in the state of Maine since 1975. With 6 collections, 67 melodies and over 100 personalizing options, you can find that perfect American-Made gift.

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The Chelsea Chop: Cutting Back Perennials for Better Blooms
Cutting Back Perennials

The Chelsea Chop: Cutting Back Perennials for Better Blooms
What is the Chelsea Chop? A new hairdo or a fancy cut of meat? Nope, it’s just a pruning technique borrowed from the Brits. By cutting back leggy perennials by early summer, you will have more flowers on a fuller-looking plant. It’s hard to chop but it works and you’ll be happy...

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Find Your Way Without a Compass
Getting Lost (and Found)

Find Your Way Without a Compass
Long ago, people could find their way in the outdoors without a compass—at night or during the day—by using the stars, the Sun, and nature’s signs. Here are some pointers for the next time you are camping, hiking, or just outdoors. Don’t get lost!

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Grilled Chicken With Fresh Herbs is the perfect summer recipe. The green herb marinade is amazing!

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What Every Farmer's Child Should Know
Chores Now and Then

What Every Farmer's Child Should Know
Some things can be learned from experience, while others just need to be taught. Here’s what a farmer’s child was expected to know in the year 1867!

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