Peace lilies, Patriot Day, harvesting sweet potatoes, apple crumble

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, September 11, 2020

names
In the morning, I walked out barefoot
Among thousands of flowers
Heavy with dew like the eyes of tears,
And each had a name

–Billy Collins, "The Names"

Today: September 11: Patriot Day (U.S.) 

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Peace Lilies
Peace Lilies
Peace lilies are one of the most common houseplants because they’re fairly easy to grow and beautiful, too! Here’s everything you need to know about caring for a peace lily in your home.
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Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes
Learn how to grow sweet potatoes! A root vegetable with deep orange flesh, delicious sweet potatoes are commonly grown in southern regions as they require four months of warm weather; northern regions can have success with select varieties. Here’s how to plant, care for, and harvest sweet potatoes!
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How to Make a Hollyhock Flower Doll
How to Make a Hollyhock Flower Doll
See how to make hollyhock dolls out of flowers in 5 steps! This is an old-fashioned craft that’s been enjoyed by children for generations and a delightful decoration for the young and young at heart!
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Fresh Apple Crumble Bars

Learn how to make the easiest fall dessert—Fresh Apple Crumble Bars.  Yes, that’s apple crumble pie in a bar form!

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