Canada Day, July garden tasks and advice, best days

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, July 1, 2020

poppy

When the heat like a mist veil floats,
And poppies flame in the rye,
And the silver note in the streamlet's throat
Has softened almost to a sigh. It is July
.
–Susan Hartley Swett (1860-1907)

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The Month of July 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The Month of July 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Welcome July, the month that seems to be dedicated to freedom, independence, and celebrations of country and culture! Find out how July got its name, what we celebrate in July, and lots more wit and wisdom to start your month out right!
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Canada Day 2021
Canada Day 2021
O Canada! It’s time to celebrate Canada Day observed this year on Thursday, July 1. Is Canada Day like the 4th of July in the U.S.? How does Canada celebrate this national day? Learn more about this holiday and its history. Plus, find some delicious recipes!
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July Birth Flowers
July Birth Flowers
July’s birth flowers—the larkspur and water lily—are dramatic head-turners, with one being the star of water features and the other capable of growing a towering spike of flowers! 
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Best Days Timetable
Best Days Timetable
With our 2021 Best Days timetable, find out when to plant vegetables, start a diet to lose weight, cut hair to increase growth, quit smoking, and more!
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Gardening Tips & Tasks
Gardening Tips & Tasks
What to do in the garden this month? Check our regional to-do list just for you!  For all 12 months of the year, we’ve put together suggestions and gardening tips specifically for your region of the country.
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