Growing strawberries, why annual flowers?, aloe vera magic

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 4, 2021

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How doth the little busy bee
Improve each shining hour,
And gather honey all the day
From every shining flower
!
–Isaac Watts (1674–1748)

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Echo

 
Strawberries
Strawberries
Strawberries are one of the easiest fruit to grow and great for beginners! Plus, they’re very rewarding because the taste is far more flavorful than what you’ll ever find in a grocery store. Why? The sugar in berries converts to starch soon after they’re picked. Learn more about growing...
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Best Natural, Nutrient-Rich Fertilizer On Earth!

Chicken Soup for the Soil® is 100% toxin free and includes all the elements in the periodic table.

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Why You Should Plant Annual Flowers
Why You Should Plant Annual Flowers
Annual flowers are like Rodney Dangerfield: They “don’t get no respect.” However, if you have no annuals in your garden at all, you are missing out on one of life’s joys and a whole lot of color. Let’s discover some of the best and easiest annual flowers—including beautiful pictures!
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Loose Jowls? Do This Every Day

Droopy skin is one of the biggest signs of aging. This beauty expert has the perfect solution. Watch This Video Now!

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Summer Weather Forecast 2021: Hot, Stormy Summer Here to Stay
Summer Weather Forecast 2021: Hot, Stormy Summer Here to Stay
It’s been a hot one so far! Will the heat continue into August? Check out our forecast to see the Summer 2021 temperature and precipitation outlook for your area, compliments of Old Farmer’s Almanac meteorologist Michael Steinberg.
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It's time to pre-order 2022 Calendars!

Whether you’re a weather watcher, a country lover, a lunar fanatic, a green thumb, or a busy planner, or you simply want some Almanacky fun every day of the year, we’ve got the calendar for you on pre-sale now!

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Red Radish Soup
Red Radish Soup

It’s radish season! What to do with these flavorful roots? Try soup!

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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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Aloe Vera: A Self-Regenerating First-Aid Kit
Aloe Vera: A Self-Regenerating First-Aid Kit
Aloe vera is truly amazing. Since ancient times, the gel from the leaves of aloe plants has been used for healing skin and also been a folk remedy for many skin problems. See how to use this houseplant which does double duty as a self-regenerating first-aid kit.
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Vintage wall décor for an elegant space!

This beautiful wall décor piece features a variety of vegetables and a cream palette on canvas, stretched between two pieces of wood. Add some vintage charm to your home with this sign!

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