Petunia care, butterfly gardening, poison ivy ID and remedies

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, May 27, 2021

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A wet May will fill a byre full of hay.
–Proverb

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Petunias
Petunias
Pretty petunias are one of the most popular flowers because of their exceptional blooms and long flowering period. As with most annuals, they get leggy by midsummer, so you’ll want to prune the shoots back to about half their length. See how to plant and take care of your petunias to keep them ...
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Have a boat or a cabin and need a place to go?

Problem solved with an electric incinerating toilet. INCINOLET is clean, quiet, and best of all - simple!

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Butterfly Gardening
Butterfly Gardening
Letting all that milkweed grow around my yard has paid off, and we have some monarch butterfly caterpillars in there chomping away! Here’s how to create a butterfly garden—from a mud puddle to plants!
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4 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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Pasta With Greens and Feta
Pasta With Greens and Feta

Pasta and greens make a marvelous combination—plus, a tasty and nutritious change of pace from the usual tomato sauce.

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Handy gardening tools with lovely designs!

These garden trowels and transplanters feature wide, large blades that hold large amounts of soil and extra-strong designs that won’t bend, even in the toughest soil type. Plus, they have bright designs to keep your garden cheery!

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Creative Ways to Eat More Vegetables
Creative Ways to Eat More Vegetables
Not fond of veggies? Or, just looking for creative ideas to add more vegetables to your menu to get to that five times a day recommendation? We have 10 creative, fresh ideas on eating more vegetables!
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Get out to the market with delightful tote bags!

Double-sided market totes perfect for all your shopping needs! These tote bags of durable canvas will easily transport all your fresh fruits and veggies!

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Poison Ivy: Identifying and Treating Poison Ivy Rashes
Poison Ivy: Identifying and Treating Poison Ivy Rashes
Misconceptions about poison ivy have led desperate sufferers to adopt some pretty bizarre cures. Here are some tried-and-true home remedies that can be helpful in treating poison ivy rash. But the best way to foil the itch is by minding the old saying, “Leaflets three, let it be.”
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Beautiful and lightly scented drawer liners!

These lovely drawer liners are perfect for your drawers, cabinets, and shelves. 

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