Growing cherries, no-lie cherry pie, winter weather terms

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, February 22, 2021

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February 22: George Washington's Birthday

Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called Conscience.
–George Washington (1732–99)

 

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Cherries
Cherries
Cherry trees are a sight to behold in the spring, when they’re covered in white or pink blossoms. After that, they produce the delicious cherries most people know and love. Here’s how to grow cherry trees in your own garden!
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Feeling Old? Do This Once A Day And Watch What Happens

Researchers have found a new at home test that you can do right now in your seat that can help predict future health and longevity. It’s a very simple test and only take a couple minutes to do. Click Here To Find Out Now >>

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Soil Preparation: How Do You Prepare Garden Soil for Planting?
Soil Preparation: How Do You Prepare Garden Soil for Planting?
Vegetables need good soil for healthy growth and harvests. Well-prepared soil is the foundation of your entire garden—and gives you a jump-start on the season! In our guide to soil preparation, we’ll help you get to know your soil type, teach you how to improve your garden soil quality, and give...
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Get ready for spring with The Old Farmer's Almanac!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is your trusty companion for your spring garden! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac is sure to help you plant by the Moon’s phases, get scrumptious vegetables growing, and more!

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Winter Weather Terms
Winter Weather Terms
Know your winter weather terms. Sometimes meteorological terms can be hard to decipher, so find out what to expect from a winter storm warning or a windchill advisory with these weather condition terms.
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Get cooking in a Gardenia Apron!

Get cooking summer dishes! Enjoy your time in the kitchen this summer. This stunning kitchen apron evokes the fragrance of gardenias. Brighten up your kitchen with the Gardenia Apron!

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No-Lie Cherry Pie
No-Lie Cherry Pie

We know it’s just a myth that George Washington confessed to chopping down a cherry tree. But the story inspired our delicious No-Lie Cherry Pie recipe!

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How can I easily get rid of ticks?

The best tick remover is always the one that you have with you the moment you need it! This handy tick remover can be kept on your key chain and comes in a pack of 3 so you can share with family and friends. When you find a disease-spreading tick, you’ll want it out as fast as possible! That is why The Old Farmer’s Store recommends patented tick removers from the Tick Key Company.

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George Washington’s Cherry Bounce
George Washington’s Cherry Bounce

Cherry Bounce is a homemade cocktail with an interesting history and wonderful cherry-brandy flavor!

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What's an easy way to grow lots of veggies this year?
Now in its third printing, the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is the perfect companion for every vegetable gardener—even those who have never touched a trowel and wouldn’t know mulch from mud! Order the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook today!

 

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5 Home Remedies for Winter Colds and Coughs
5 Home Remedies for Winter Colds and Coughs
Feeling tired and achy? Scratchy throat? Queasy stomach? Suspect you may be coming down with that bug that’s going around? Try these home remedies to stave off a cold!
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