Growing zucchini, tzatziki, veggies for shade garden

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, April 17, 2021

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I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance than I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.
–William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

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Zucchini
Zucchini
Zucchini is a garden staple and an extremely vigorous grower. Each plant will produce several squash a day during peak season! But that doesn’t mean that they’re trouble-free. In our Zucchini Growing Guide and video, we’ll share tips and tricks to sidestep common squash problems, as well as tips on...
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Create a cut flower garden for fun and profit

Are you looking for a way to enjoy your garden, have plenty of flowers to share with friends and family, and maybe even earn a little spending money too? A cutting garden is an excellent way to do all of that!

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Vegetables to Grow in Shade
Vegetables to Grow in Shade
Not all of us are blessed with a sunny gardening space! See a list of vegetables (and fruit) that will grow in partial shade, vegetables that will NOT grow in shade, and tips to make the most of the light available in your garden. Plus, see three examples of garden designs for a partial-shade...
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Easy starter kits for your vegetable garden!

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Tzatziki
Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a refreshing sauce made with cool cucumbers, creamy Greek yogurt, and zingy lemon. It’s the perfect condiment for just about everything, especially grilled meats.

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Best Uses for Peanut Butter
Best Uses for Peanut Butter
Peanut butter sure is delicious, but did you know that it’s useful, too? From shaving cream and leather polish to mousetrap bait, here are some of the best uses for peanut butter.
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Beautiful dish towels - lovely gifts for Mother's Day!

These cotton-linen blend dish towels feature beautiful floral designs, witty farm animals, vintage illustrations, and more! Choose your favorite dish towel as a gift for Mom!

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Raising Ducks for Eggs
Raising Ducks for Eggs
Ever thought about raising ducks for eggs? Why raise ducks instead of—or, in addition to—chickens? Here are some important things to consider.
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What's an easy way to grow lots of veggies this year?
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