Cucumber beetles, how to control weeds, fridge dill pickles!

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 11, 2021

oxen

The earliest breath of June
Blows the white tassels from the cherry boughs,
And in the deepest shadow of noon
The mild-eyed oxen browse.

–Elizabeth Ann Allen (1832–1911)

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Cucumber Beetles
Cucumber Beetles
Finding small striped or spotted beetles on your cucurbit crops? They could be cucumber beetles! Here’s how to identify, control, and prevent cucumber beetles in the garden.
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If Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Everyday)

If you have noticed your dog having lower energy, redness inside the ears, bad breath, or their poop smells very bad then these could be warning signs of something serious. Click here to find out right now if your dog is affected.

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How to Get Rid of Garden Weeds
How to Get Rid of Garden Weeds
By getting rid of weeds (unwanted plants) springing up in your vegetable garden, you stop weeds from removing vital nutrients from the soil. If you find  that weeding is taking up the majority of time in your garden, here are some simple techniques to help you reduce the time spent weeding AND...
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Get ready for the brand new Almanac for Kids!

Kids love it! Adults can’t put it down! Inspired by the wit and wisdom of North America’s favorite “Old” friend, the Almanac for Kids features a treasure trove of fun facts, creative activities, and great ideas that will keep kids of all ages loving learning the whole year through! Pre-order now!

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5 Delicious Cupcake Recipes
5 Delicious Cupcake Recipes
When you don’t want to make an entire cake, make cupcakes! From our scratch go-to vanilla cupcake to gourmet cupcakes to a fun cupcake tower, here are 5 cupcake recipes. 
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Your 2022 Gardening Calendar is now available for pre-sale!

A dream of flower gardens foretells great joy. Make your dream a reality with the 2022 Gardening Calendar. Advice, folklore, and gardening secrets!

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Quick and Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles
Quick and Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Looking for a quick pickles recipe? These crunchy Refrigerator Dill Pickles are the way to go.

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How can I make a beautiful bouquet in a mason jar?

Display your fresh cut flowers in this classic mason jar with a handy frog lid!

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The Thrush's Magical Song
The Thrush's Magical Song
June brings a special treat—the flute-like songs of thrushes. What’s amazing is that the thrush sings a musical series—and this songster can easily sing over 50 distinct songs! Learn more about the magical thrush of the forest.
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Enjoy Mother Nature's splendor with the 2022 Weather Calendar - Pre-order now!

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! When clouds break before the wind, leaving a clear sky, fine weather will follow. You’ll find clear skies every day with the 2022 Weather Calendar!

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