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)

 
Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
The Month of July 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
July's Seasonal Advice

The Month of July 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Welcome July! We’re almost midway through this hottest month of our year. Next on the calendar is Bastille Day (July 14), which commemorates the start of the French Revolution. Enjoy learning a little history—and raise a toast to freedom!

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Canada Day 2020
Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day 2020
O Canada! It’s time to celebrate Canada Day! Learn the history behind this national holiday, observed this year on Wednesday, July 1. Plus, find some delicious recipes to celebrate with!

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July Birth Flowers
Birth Flower for July

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 by the Moon

Best Days Timetable
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Gardening Tips & Tasks
July Garden Tasks

Gardening Tips & Tasks
What should you do in the garden this month? Consult our 2021 monthly gardening tips and tasks tailored to your region! Learn when to do everything in the garden—from planting bulbs to pruning roses to clearing fallen leaves to putting out bird seed.

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