Growing mint, patriotic recipe ideas, July sky watch

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 2, 2020

fireflies

A moon-flooded prairie; a straying
Of leal-hearted lovers; a baying
Of far away watching dogs; a dreaming
Of brown-fisted farmers; a gleaming
Of fireflies eddying nigh, —
And that is July!

–James N. Matthews (1852–1910)

 
Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Mint
Growing Mint

Mint
Mint is a perennial with very fragrant, toothed leaves and tiny purple, pink, or white flowers. It has a fruity, aromatic taste.

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Night Sky for July 2020
The July Sky Watch

Night Sky for July 2020
Welcome to the Almanac’s Sky Watch for July 2020. Plan ahead for the top stargazing sights of the month. Here are the highlights of the night sky for July!

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July Birthstone: The Ruby
The Gem of July

July Birthstone: The Ruby
The July birthstone, the ruby, was regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.” Learn all about rubies and what they symbolize!

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Fourth of July Recipes
Patriotic Recipe Ideas

Fourth of July Recipes
Celebrate Independence Day in style with some festive recipes, including Star-Spangled Chicken With Fireworks Salsa—and Star-Spangled Berry Pie for dessert. You’ll also find burgers, ribs, our prize-winning fried chicken and patriotic desserts to top off any great meal!

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Monthly Horoscope for July 2020
Your July Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for July 2020
Here’s your monthly horoscope for July 2020. What could be in store for this month? Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides an astrological prediction at a glance for all 12 zodiac signs.

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