Growing peonies, beginner veggie guide, German potato salad

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, May 15, 2021

nightingale

Calm was the even, and clear was the sky,
And the new budding flowers did spring,
When all alone went Amyntas and I
To hear the sweet nightingale sing.

–John Dryden (1631–1700)

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Peonies
Peonies
The peony is outrageously beautiful in bloom from spring to summer—with lush foliage all summer long. Here’s how to grow peonies and get the best peony flowers in your garden.
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Create a Bee-Friendly Garden

Saving the bees isn’t an easy job, but there are a few things we can all do to help! It’s easy to create a perfect bee-friendly garden – large or small – just about anywhere, if you know where to start. Learn how.

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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
In the Vegetable Gardening for Beginners Guide, we cover how to start a vegetable garden from scratch, which vegetables to grow, and when to plant what. This year, we’ve added a “starter” garden plan consisting of easy-to-grow vegetables, companion planting techniques, and some...
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Charming mugs made in the USA!

Your hands will embrace the gentle curve of this delightful handwarming mug with a friendly saguaro cactus design!

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Over 20 Vegetable Garden Layout Ideas
Over 20 Vegetable Garden Layout Ideas
Here are over 20 FREE garden plans for you to look at and take inspiration fromincluding backyard gardens, square-foot gardens, raised bed gardens, kitchen gardens, flower gardens, dry gardens, and more!
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Where can I find gorgeous and useful purses?

These delightful crossbody bags have a small front pocket adorned with beautiful designs like this sunflower. They also include an adjustable strap - use them as purses, crossbody bags, or even pouches! Plus, they perfectly fit your cell phone!

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German-Style Potato Salad
German-Style Potato Salad

A true German Potato Salad recipe combines hot potatoes, vinegar, and hot bacon fat.

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Dazzling wine bottle lights for summer nights!

A brushed metal wine stopper with a trail of warm LED lights to illuminate your favorite bottle after you drink it!

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How to Build a Chicken Run
How to Build a Chicken Run
Chickens need a safe place to spend their days. Although most predators hunt by night, there are daytime threats to a backyard flock, including dogs, foxes, hawks, and eagles. Building a chicken run is a good way to keep your chickens secure and happy.
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Buy 2 or more and get $3 off each tote bag!

Show support for local farmers with these convenient and sturdy tote bags!

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