Chicken coops, surviving hurricanes, summer salads

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, August 6, 2020

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High noon in August! over all the land
The very air is palpitant with heat;
While stretching far, the fields of ripening wheat
Unrippled lie as plains of yellow sand!

–Henry Sylvester Cornwell (1831–86)

 
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Raising Chickens 101: How to Build a Chicken Coop
All About Chicken Coops!

Raising Chickens 101: How to Build a Chicken Coop
Keeping backyard chickens is a fun and exciting experience. One of the biggest considerations to make when keeping backyard chickens, though, is the chicken coop itself. There are a few different housing options for backyard chickens. Here are a few key things to know before building a chicken coop.

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Using Boulders, Rocks, and Stones in the Landscape
Using Rocks in Your Garden

Using Boulders, Rocks, and Stones in the Landscape
I love rocks! Do you? Just like the early Americans, I put them to good use, too. If you have rocks, stones, and boulders that litter your landscape, they may be a blessing in disguise.

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How To Remove Dark Spots (Do This)

A common misconception that many people have are that dark skin spots are caused by the sun, when in fact they are actually signs of advanced aging.  Dr. Gundry has a special at home method that you can use in her home to help reduce dark spots, age spots, and uneven skin tones. Watch The Video.

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How To Remove Dark Spots (Do This)
 
How to Survive a Hurricane: Hurricane Safety Tips
Surviving a Hurricane

How to Survive a Hurricane: Hurricane Safety Tips
What to do if a hurricane is forecasted? Don’t panic. All in one checklist, here is what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. If you live in a susceptible area, it’s especially important that you take precautions on how to survive a hurricane with these safety guidelines.

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Favorite Summer Salad Recipes
Favorite Summer Salads

Favorite Summer Salad Recipes
These delicious summer salad recipes feature seasonal vegetables from the garden or market. We know that salads can get “boring” after a while—so we hope you’ll find that all of these salads provide a fresh and flavorful take!

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Vegetable Nutrition: Healthy Veggies to Add to Your Diet
Best Veggies to Add to Meals

Vegetable Nutrition: Healthy Veggies to Add to Your Diet
Do you eat your veggies? Here’s a quick list of the common vegetables that pack a punch of helpful nutrients and minerals.

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