Growing strawberries, Garden Tools 101, satisfying soups

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Whose woods these are I think I know.   
His house is in the village though;   
He will not see me stopping here   
To watch his woods fill up with snow.   

–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

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What Gardening Tools Do You Need?
What Gardening Tools Do You Need?
What tools do you need for vegetable gardening? Luckily, it doesn’t take much! There are some tools and supplies that can make gardening a lot simpler, though. Here’s an overview of our 10 most trusty gardening tools—as well as some tips on how to care for them.
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There Is One Protein That Can Restart Your "Fat Burner", And No, It's Not Red Meat

Most Americans struggle with weight gain, junk food cravings, and even belly bloat. The blame is commonly pointed towards a bad metabolism, poor genetics, and even old age. A new breakthrough discovery shows that the real culprit is linked to one extremely common protein. Learn More >>

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Strawberries
Strawberries
Strawberries are one of the easiest fruit to grow and great for beginners! Plus, they’re very rewarding because the taste is far more flavorful than what you’ll ever find in a grocery store. Why? The sugar in berries converts to starch soon after they’re picked. Learn more about growing...
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Limited time only - Daily Planners just $10!

The 2021 Engagement Calendar provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Take care of your daily planning for a brighter 2021. Cheer up each day with wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore!

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Soup Recipes: Soups, Stews, and Chowders
Soup Recipes: Soups, Stews, and Chowders
This is the perfect season for soup recipes! Warm and nourishing in cold or rainy weather, soups serve as a delicious lunch, side, or main meal with some good bread and salad. Here are some super-satisfying soups, chowders, and stews.
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When is ice safe to walk on?

The charming 2021 Country Calendar gives you all the wit and wisdom you need for country living. Plus: large, eye-catching, full-color photographs depicting the joys of country living, including North America’s breathtaking landscapes and amazing animals on the farm or in the wild!

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Growing Colorful Vegetables for Health
Growing Colorful Vegetables for Health
Scientific studies have confirmed that people who eat more fruit and vegetables, particularly the deeply colored varieties, have less heart disease, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and age-related neurological decline than those who don’t. The secret is in the colors.
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How can I reinvigorate my houseplants?
This calendar brings you not just the days of the year, but gardening advice and secrets galore! A favorite of gardeners for more than 40 years, this beautiful calendar offers original full-color illustrations, timely gardening advice, fun facts, quotes, and lore.

 

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Self-Trickery for Health and Well-Being
Self-Trickery for Health and Well-Being
As an alternative to New Year resolutions, try a little self-trickery for your own self-care and health. It works for me! Here are ideas to take better care of yourself in the year 2021!
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Wondering about the date and significance of the Full Wolf Moon?

Celebrate January’s Full Wolf Moon with our 2021 Moon Calendar! This calendar will answer all your questions with fascinating lunar facts and moonlit folklore!

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