Lucky bamboo, fast Asian greens for fall, tomato jam

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, August 24, 2020

a fly says hi

On this scene enter—winged, horned, and spined—
A longlegs, a moth, and a Dumbledore;
While 'mid my page that idly stands
A sleepy fly, that rubs its hands.

—Thomas Hardy (1840—1928)

 
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How to Grow Lucky Bamboo
What is Lucky Bamboo?

How to Grow Lucky Bamboo
For Chinese New Year (or any other time of year), an auspicious gift is a lucky bamboo plant. Learn the meaning behind lucky bamboo and get some helpful growing tips!

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Types of Asian Greens: Fast Growers for Fall!
Growing Asian Greens

Types of Asian Greens: Fast Growers for Fall!
On a ninety-degree day it is hard to imagine that fall is just around the corner. Greens are the stars of the fall vegetable garden. For something new and different, give these Asian greens a try. All will germinate fast in warm, late summer soil. Turn over a new leaf and learn more about types of...

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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook by The Old Farmer’s Almanac

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Predicting Snow for the Summer of 1816
Snow in the Summer?

Predicting Snow for the Summer of 1816
Here’s a peculiar prediction: Legend says that a July forecast of “rain, hail, and snow” mistakenly appeared in The 1816 Old Farmer’s Almanac.

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Tomato Jam
Tomato Jam

Tomato Jam

Ever tried making Tomato Jam? In this easy spread, juicy tomatoes are paired with fresh ginger, cinnamon, and citrus.

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Tips for Gardening in Extreme Heat
Gardening in the Heat

Tips for Gardening in Extreme Heat
I like hot summers but I know that my opinion is in the minority, though, when I hear fellow gardeners complaining about the heat and humidity. Whether you like it hot or not, it is important to take care while working outside. Here are a few tips to help you cope with heat in the ...

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