Ugly produce, best fall shrubs, bird feeders

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, September 29, 2020

birds

The sun's away,  
And the bird estranged;
The wind has dropped,
And the sky's deranged;
Summer has stopped.

–Robert Browning (1812–89)

 
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Don’t Fear the “Ugly” Produce!
Choose Taste Over Waste

Don’t Fear the “Ugly” Produce!
If this was your first year growing garden fruits and vegetables, you probably have found that much of your homegrown produce does not look like what you see in the store. Don’t be discouraged! It is what’s on the inside that counts! Learn more about that “ugly” produce.

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FARM TO TABLE GIFTS

Surprise someone with one of our unique gifts this season. We offer a variety of delicious foods that are grown sustainably on family farms: Cheese from Vermont cows, coffee beans from the rainforest, Georgia Peaches, Florida citrus, and much more.

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FARM TO TABLE GIFTS
 
Best Shrubs for Fall Planting
Shrubs to Plant in Fall

Best Shrubs for Fall Planting
Fall is the best time to plant shrubs. As the gardening season winds down, it’s the last call for filling in those bare spots in your landscaping with a shrub or two. Discover six shrubs that add those beloved colors of autumn right in your own yard with a beautiful fall garden.

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3 Super Foods Draining Your Energy

Did you know there are 3 “Super Foods” that you should NEVER eat? I’m not kidding.  New research reveals these supposed “Super Foods” can actually drain your energy, damage your hormones and have devastating effects on your metabolism…  Fortunately on the next page my good friend Dr. Gundry MD shows you exactly WHICH 3 foods you must AVOID like the plague, and what you should be eating instead. ==> NEVER Eat These 3 “Super Foods”.

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3 Super Foods Draining Your Energy
 
Roasted Autumn Vegetables
Roasted Autumn Vegetables

Roasted Autumn Vegetables

Roasting your vegetables adds a wonderful depth of flavor and texture. Hearty root vegetables are especially phenomenal when roasted.

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Bird Feeders: What's the Best Type of Feeder?
Support the Birds

Bird Feeders: What's the Best Type of Feeder?
When a bird’s natural plant food has waned or withered away, consider a few well-placed bird feeders.  If you are interested in attracting certain types of birds, the type of feeder and food provided will make a difference.

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2021 Engagement Calendar

This popular week-at-a-glance planning calendar, now in its 26th year of production, provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Each day offers wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore. Each month’s opener features a month-at-a-glance planning calendar, full Moon name, fun facts and quotes, and more!

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2021 Engagement Calendar
 
Broccoli: Health Benefits
Health Benefits of Broccoli

Broccoli: Health Benefits
Broccoli has many health benefits that make it really good for you and your family, so even if you didn’t like it as a child, you may want to reacquaint yourself with this princely vegetable. 

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2021 Almanac Gardening Club

Introducing The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Club—Become a Member Today and Save 43%! Includes our new book Gardening for Everyone.

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