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
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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The Chelsea Chop: Cutting Back Perennials for Better Blooms
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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How To Entirely Empty Your Bowels Every Morning - Top Surgeon Explains How

Dr. Steven Gundry Reveals How To Defeat The War In Your Stomach.  Learn More >>

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Find Your Way Without a Compass
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
Grilled Chicken with Fresh Herbs

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

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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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What Every Farmer's Child Should Know
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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