Cucumber harvest, silverfish, stop snoring

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 30, 2020

Mississippi

The sun went down in beauty,
    Peacefully sank to rest,
Leaving its golden reflection
    On the great Mississippi’s breast;
Gleaming on the turbulent river,
    In the coming gray twilight,
Soothing its restless surging,
    And kissing its waters goodnight.

–George Marion McClellan (1860–1934)

 
Almanac Gardening Club
 
Cucumbers
Growing and Harvesting Cukes

Cucumbers
An easy-care vegetable that loves sun and water, cucumbers grow quickly as long as they receive consistent watering and warmth. Don’t let cucumbers get too large before you pick or they will taste bitter! See how to grow and harvest cucumbers.

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Silverfish
What Are Silverfish?

Silverfish
Half-eaten pages in your books? Chewed-through boxes in your pantry? These are signs of a silverfish infestation. Here’s how to identify, get rid of, and prevent silverfish infestations in the home.

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10 Best No-Cook Recipes
Stay Cool! No-Cook Recipes

10 Best No-Cook Recipes
Don’t feel like cooking after a hot or hectic day? Check out these no-cook recipes. From cool soups to protein-rich salads to sandwich suppers, none of these recipes will have you heating up the oven (or yourself).

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How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring
How to Stop Snoring

How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring
If you are suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, simply can’t sleep, or are snoring, you might benefit from these natural sleep aids, which might help you sleep better.

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Apple Cider Vinegar Drink

Apple Cider Vinegar Drink Recipe
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