Diatomaceous earth, growing sedum, 10 camping recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, July 25, 2020

seasons

Summer, fall, winter, spring,
The seasons rotate as each brings
Its special beauty to this Earth of ours.
Winter's snow and summer's flowers;
Frozen rivers will flow come spring,
There is a renewal of everything.

–Edna Frohock (1906–97)

 

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What Is Diatomaceous Earth?
Diatomaceous Earth

What Is Diatomaceous Earth?
Gardeners are often given the advice to sprinkle diatomaceous earth (DE) around plants to deter pests. Unsurprisingly, we’re often asked, “What is diatomaceous earth, exactly?” Well, here’s your answer…

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Sedum
Growing Sedum

Sedum
Sedum is a perennial plant with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped flowers. Here’s how to grow sedum in your garden!

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10 Great Camping Recipes
10 Great Camping Recipes

10 Great Camping Recipes
Isn’t cooking on the open fire one of the best parts of camping? Here are 10 of our favorite camping recipes—from campfire meals in foil to Dutch oven recipes. Some of these recipes are great for the outdoor patio campfire, too. Go beyond the hot dog!

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The History of Shaving and Beards
Strange History of Beards

The History of Shaving and Beards
Can you imagine plucking facial hair? When (and why) did men start shaving their beards? Interestingly, shaving has been around since the cave man! Perceptions of facial hair like beards and mustaches have fallen in and out of fashion over the centuries, just as they do today.

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10 Fruit and Vegetable Safety Tips
10 Produce Safety Tips

10 Fruit and Vegetable Safety Tips
Summer brings a bounty of healthy, farm-fresh food! But remember to properly wash your raw fruit and vegetables! It’s not difficult and safety is especially important these days. Here are 10 quick tips to ensure our fruit and vegetables are properly cleaned and stored. 

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