Growing corn, cannas, 10 tips for preserving!

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, June 29, 2020

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Oh, summer has clothed the Earth
In a clock from the loom of the Sun!
And a mantle, too, of the skies’ soft blue,
And a belt where the rivers run.

–Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906)

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Digital Garden Guide
 
Corn
Corn
Sweet corn is an annual crop that produces ears of yellow, white, or bi-colored kernels. A long, frost-free growing season is necessary for growing corn. Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest corn in your home garden!
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Top US Doctor: Sugar is not the problem (This Is)

Digestion, Weight, Fatigue All Linked To 1 “Metabolic” Issue (Do This)

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Cannas
Cannas
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—with ruffled spikes tapering to refined buds.
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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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Asian-Style Green Beans
Asian-Style Green Beans

Our Asian-Style Green Beans are super flavorful! Choose young, fresh green beans that are all about the same size for this dish.

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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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10 Quick and Easy Preserving Ideas!
10 Quick and Easy Preserving Ideas!
What to do with the bounty from your garden? Freeze it, pickle it, dry it, store it! If you’re new to preserving for food, here are 10 quick and easy ideas from freezing mint in ice cubes to a small-batch pesto recipes for just 10 to 12 basil leaves!
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2021 Calendars

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DIY Face and Hair Masks: Nourishment From the Kitchen!
DIY Face and Hair Masks: Nourishment From the Kitchen!
For centuries, people have been using fruits, vegetables and other natural products to nourish their skin and hair. Here are four easy DIY recipes: for a cucumber face mask, honey yogurt face mask, banana hair mask, and lip color. All use products straight from your kitchen! Have fun!
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The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.

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