Growing sweet potatoes, nasturtium, blood Moon

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, May 24, 2021

ivy

The ivy’s spring reconnaissance campaign
sends red feelers out and up and down
to find the sun
.
–Jonathan Galassi (b. 1949)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums
The nasturtium is a cheerful and easy-to-grow flower! Their bold blooms and edible leaves, flowers, and seedpods make them an especially fun flower for kids to plant and a favorite companion plant in the garden. Here’s how to grow your own nasturtiums!
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4 Popular Wine Grapes For Hobby Vineyards

Jung Seed has chosen their favorite four wine grapes perfect for hobby vineyards. While growing grapes can be challenging, it is immensely rewarding. See what varieties you should be growing!

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Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes
Learn how to grow sweet potatoes! A root vegetable with deep orange flesh, delicious sweet potatoes are commonly grown in southern regions as they require four months of warm weather; northern regions can have success with select varieties. Here’s how to plant, care for, and harvest sweet potatoes!
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Shocking Report: #1 Cause of Weight Gain is Weedkiller

Has your health been declining since 1996? Here’s why…

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What a Blood Moon Is—and Isn't
What a Blood Moon Is—and Isn't
A total eclipse of the Moon is on May 26. Some folks are calling it a “Blood Moon.” There’s boatloads of celestial hype about this phenomenon. We’ll help you separate fact from fiction.
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What's the easiest way to gather my harvest?

This stylish apron offers a deep, roomy gathering pocket with a thick drawstring that holds a large number of vegetables, fruits, or herbs. 

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Strawberry Crunch Muffins
Strawberry Crunch Muffins

These Strawberry Crunch Muffins are simultaneously soft and crunchy, moist on the inside and crumbly on the top! They’re delicious! 

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Where can I find delightful kitchen towels?

These dish towels make great gifts for a housewarming, as a hostess gift or for just any occasion. Or just brighten up your own kitchen with these lovely towels!

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When Home Remedies Don’t Work (And May Harm)
When Home Remedies Don’t Work (And May Harm)
As anyone who reads this blog must know, I’m a big fan of home remedies and homemade housecleaning products made from readily available natural materials. However, “natural” remedies don’t always work and can even be harmful. Here are seven popular remedies that are not a good idea!
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How can I light up my garden on summer nights?

The Old Farmer’s Store offers a wide variety of solar decorations, including lanterns and garden stakes, to add some brightness to your evening garden!

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