Cooperative extension list, growing pears, lavender for health

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, July 22, 2020

pear

peeling pears—
sweet juice drips
from the knife blade

–Masaoka Shiki (1867–1902)

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
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Almanac Gardening Club
 
State Cooperative Extension List

Cooperative Extension Services
Got gardening questions? You can always ask the Almanac, but you should also know about your own state’s cooperative extension service. They are made up of local experts who provide on-the-ground advice with tricky insect problems, the best varieties to plant in your area...
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Growing Pears

Pears
Biting into a juicy pear is one of the joys of the season. See how to plant, grow, and harvest pears in your own backyard. They are easy to fit into small yard spaces and attractive and require very little care once established.
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2021 Almanac Gardening Club

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Fertilizer Tea From Your Plants

Fertilizer Tea from Plants, Weeds, and Grass
Using your own garden weeds and grass, you can make homemade fertilizer tea. It’s a great boost for your plants midsummer when they run low on “fuel.” Here’s how to make fertilizer tea for your garden. 
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2021 Engagement Calendar

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This popular week-at-a-glance desk calendar, now in its 26th year of production, provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Each day offers wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore. Each month’s opener features a month-at-a-glance planning calendar, full Moon name, fun facts and quotes, and more!

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Freshest Blueberry Pie

The Freshest Blueberry Pie Ever Recipe
This open-faced blueberry pie is an outstanding summer pie that lets the true flavor of fresh blueberries shine! It comes together in minutes—and the fresh taste is divine. 
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2021 Moon Calendar

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This fascinating calendar features striking scenes of the Moon in the landscape, accompanied by fun facts and lore about Earth’s natural satellite. Added bonus: best days for fishing and other activities based on the Moon.

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Lavender for Health

Lavender for Health and Home
Lavender is more than just a pretty plant. This fragrant perennial has been revered throughout the ages for its ability to breathe a sense of clarity and calm into every cupboard, room or beauty product in which it dwells. It has long been used as a remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia and...
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2021 Gardening Calendar

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A favorite of gardeners for more than 40 years, this beautiful calendar offers original full-color illustrations, timely gardening advice, fun facts, quotes, and lore.

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