Croton care, pressed flowers, garlic harvest, peach salsa

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 23, 2020

bedtime

In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day.

–Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–94)

Thursday, July 23, 2020
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Almanac Gardening Club
 
Growing Crotons

Croton
The croton is an easy-to-grow houseplant known for its variegated foliage covered in green, scarlet, orange, and yellow splotches. Here’s how to care for a croton in your home or garden.
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How to Press Flowers

How to Press Flowers and Leaves
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Harvesting Garlic

Garlic
Garlic is an easy-to-grow crop that’s harvested in midsummer and usually planted in the fall. Harvest when the tops just begin to yellow and fall over! See all our tips on growing garlic.
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Peach Salsa Recipe

Peach, Red Onion, and Tomato Salsa

This peach salsa recipe is a wonderful recipe for peach season—and summertime. Grab some peaches, onions, and tomatoes at the local farmers’ market!

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