Tomato hornworms, growing hibiscus, what are sundogs?

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, May 19, 2021

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Hard is his herte that loveth nought
In May, whan al this mirth is wrought.

–Geoffrey Chaucer (1343–1400)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Tomato Hornworms
Tomato Hornworms
Big, fat, and green! Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of tomato hornworms in your garden.
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When you’re tired of the flowers in your container dying

Don’t despair! Meet the simple solution: the Flower Carpet rose. Plunk this beauty into a container and it will last for years! See 6 colorful photos illustrating how easily Flower Carpet works in containers. Never get container-envy again.

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Hibiscus
Hibiscus
Hardy perennial hibiscus add the beauty of tropical hibiscus to the garden, but can withstand cold winter temperatures that kill the actual tropical varieties. Here’s how to grow hardy hibiscus in your garden!
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3 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Giving You

According to Dr. Marty Goldstein, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs.

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What Are Sundogs? Rainbows Beside the Sun!
What Are Sundogs? Rainbows Beside the Sun!
Ever seen a rainbow-colored patch of light on the side of the Sun? This is called a “sundog” (or “sun dog”). Discover this optical phenomenon, how sundogs form, and even how they predict the weather!
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What's the best tote bag for the farmers' market?

Honor the tradition of the Almanac and show support for local farmers with the Almanac Tote Bag!

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Asparagus Hummus Served With Dukkah-Spiced Pita Chips
Asparagus Hummus Served With Dukkah-Spiced Pita Chips

A springtime twist on hummus, this Asparagus Hummus recipe combines a lovely grass-green dip with fragrant, earthy, dukkah-spiced pita chips.

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Wind chimes with melodic sounds!
Complete with intricate designs and melodic chimes, these wind chimes are sure to add peace and tranquility to your outdoor space!
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Household Uses for Lemons
Household Uses for Lemons
Lemons aren’t just good for adding flavor to recipes: They’re also very useful around the house! Here are some of the best uses for lemons and lemon juice.
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Where can I find cozy and fun socks?

Check out our wide selection of fun socks with witty sayings and clever illustrations!

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