Memorial Day weekend, raise the flag, squash vine borer

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, May 28, 2021

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Friday's a day as'll have his trick,
The fairest or foulest day o' the wik. 
–Proverb

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Memorial Day 2021
Memorial Day 2021
Memorial Day is Monday, May 31! Learn all about Memorial Day, including the true meaning of this day, how it differs from Veterans Day, and why the red poppy is a traditional symbol—with unexpected origins. 
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Try Neptune’s Harvest

“Tomato & Veg” AND “Rose & Flowering” Fertilizers are made from organic ingredients including Fish, Seaweed, Molasses, Yucca and Humate. All things expert growers like to use. Greatly increases yield and quality of all plants. (800) 259-4769

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Squash Vine Borer
Squash Vine Borer
Are your squash plants suddenly struggling? It could be the work of a squash vine borer. Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of the squash vine borer!
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3 Breakfast Mistakes Linked To Weight Gain (#2 Will Surprise You)

The common belief is the timing of when you eat in the morning is everything when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, however, this is simply not true. It’s important to understand that the type of food you eat in the morning is what allows you to have more energy, sharper focus, healthier weight, smoother skin, and better digestion. What’s really shocking is that Americans are learning what they thought was a “healthy breakfast”, is actually leading to their poor digestion and weight gain. Watch The Video.

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How I Saved Money Each Year Using the Garden Planner
How I Saved Money Each Year Using the Garden Planner
I’ve seen incredible savings—$500 for one garden and $300 for another garden—just by taking a little time to plan my garden upfront. Just by using the tools, I saved on seeds and plants, experienced less plant disease and pests, increased my harvest, and so much more! Here are the details to help...
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What's a great organic fertilizer for my veggies?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Tomato & Vegetable Plant Food is an OMRI-listed granular fertilizer for robust tomatoes, vegetables, fruit, herbs, trees and shrubs! Promotes vigorous plant growth with abundant fruit and vegetable yields!

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U.S. Flag Etiquette, Rules, and Guidelines
U.S. Flag Etiquette, Rules, and Guidelines
Many of our readers ask about American flag etiquette and the U.S. Flag Code. Here is a list of rules and guidelines for displaying the American flag and treating it with proper respect.
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Tell the temperature with this retro thermometer!

This thermometer is designed to resemble a vintage advertising thermometer! Handmade in the USA from steel, this thermometer will be a welcome tool to check the temperature outside so you can get outside!

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Super Steak Sandwich
Super Steak Sandwich

This Super Steak Sandwich is very easy to prepare and makes for a wonderful summer lunch or dinner.

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Get gardening inspiration every day!

The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer‘s Almanac. It is the perfect gift for the garden enthusiast!

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