Cutworms, grow salad, spring cleaning naturally

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 30, 2021

thaw
Over the land freckled with snow half-thawed
The speculating rooks at their nests cawed
And saw from elm-tops, delicate as flowers of grass,
What we below could not see, Winter pass
.
–Edward Thomas, "Thaw" (1878–1917)

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Cutworms
Cutworms

Cutworms can be a major annoyance in the garden, particularly for young seedlings or transplants. Here’s how to identify, prevent, and get rid of cutworms in your garden.
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LOOKING FOR AMERICAN-MADE GIFTS?

Look no more, North Country Wind Bells® has been creating quality-made wind bells in the state of Maine since 1975. With 6 collections, 67 melodies and over 100 personalizing options, you can find that perfect American-Made gift.

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How to Grow Your Own Salad Greens
How to Grow Your Own Salad Greens

Growing your own salad greens will put a world of fresh ingredients at your fingertips. Whether you are a gourmet salad lover who likes to experiment with interesting greens or someone who just wants to have your own homegrown lettuce, your choices are only limited by the seeds you...
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3 Dangerous Ingredients You're Feeding Your Dog

Are you harming your dog by feeding them the wrong food? There are 3 dangerous ingredients that no dog should ever eat, and if you are giving them to your dog then you might be slowly harming it.

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How Herring Runs Predict Spring Weather
How Herring Runs Predict Spring Weather

Herring—they aren’t just for eating. Besides being a favorite snack for northern Europe and Minnesota, they are great little weather forecasters. See how these fish predict the weather!
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What's a great organic fertilizer for your veggies?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Tomato & Vegetable Plant Food is an OMRI-listed granular fertilizer for robust tomatoes, vegetables, fruit, herbs, trees and shrubs! Promotes vigorous plant growth with abundant fruit and vegetable yields!

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Carrot Puff
Carrot Puff

This colorful Carrot Puff—also called Carrot Soufflé—is a popular side dish. Even kids and adults who aren’t fans of cooked carrots like its smooth, light consistency.

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Treat yourself to a little luxury!

The Royal Rose Handcare Caddy has everything you need to make hand-washing luxurious: sweetly fragrant Foaming Hand Soap and delicately moisturizing Hand Cream. Order now and enjoy!

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Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients
Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients

When it comes to spring-cleaning or any kind of housecleaning, I use an array of six admirably versatile natural cleaning products: vinegar, baking soda, lemon juice, salt, borax, wood ash.
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How can I easily get rid of ticks this spring?

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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