Changing hydrangea color, corn problems, making switchel

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Shine on, majestic one!
Shine on, O glorious sun!
And never fail to cheer
My life so dark and drear.
Whene’er thou shinest bright,
And show thy brilliant light,
The cares I know each day
Silently steal away
.
–Eloise Bibb Thompson (1878–1928)

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How to Change the Color of Hydrangeas
How to Change the Color of Hydrangeas
Can you change the colors of hydrangea flowers? It depends on your type of hydrangea and your soil pH. We’ll explain how to change color from blue to pink or from pink to blue.
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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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Avoid Common Corn Problems for a Bumper Harvest!
Corn is an amazingly satisfying crop to grow…but there are some common problems you can easily avoid. Here are a few key tips you need to know in order to grow corn successfully!
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How To: Reset Your Metabolism

Digestion, Weight, Fatigue All Linked To 1 “Metabolic” Issue. Doctor Steven Gundry says you should try this!!!

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Father's Day 2021
Father's Day 2021
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20, 2021! Ever wondered how Father’s Day came to be? It’s more than a Hallmark holiday. Father’s Day was first celebrated after the worst mining accident in U.S. history. Learn all about Father’s Day—including fun ideas, quotes, and recipes to celebrate the role of...
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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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Switchel Recipe (Haymaker's Punch)
Switchel Recipe (Haymaker's Punch)
Switchel, also known as Haymaker’s Punch, is a refreshing drink made with apple cider vinegar. It was how colonial farmers quenched their thirst out in the hot, sunbaked fields—which is enough of an endorsement for me!
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2022 Edition Now on Pre-Sale!

Happy New Almanac Year! It’s time to celebrate the newest edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac! With our longstanding commitment to “new, useful, and entertaining matter,” you can count on your new edition to deliver a comprehensive and trustworthy guide to 2022. Pre-order now!

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Stinging Nettle: Plant of a Thousand Uses
Stinging Nettle: Plant of a Thousand Uses
Often thought of as just a weed, the stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is a wild plant that has hundreds of uses from culinary to medicinal. Discover the many ways that you can benefit from nettles in the kitchen and in the garden. 
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How can I make my home pleasantly fragrant?

These fragrance diffuser and candle gift sets are a great way to welcome spring into your home. The perfect fit for any room, they’re a lovely treat for yourself or a friend!

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