Shasta daisies, ideas for Dad, grilled chicken with herbs

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, June 16, 2021

trees

I’ll lie here and learn 
How, over their ground, 
Trees make a long shadow 
And a light sound
.
–Louise Bogan (1897–1970)

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2022 Almanac

 
Shasta Daisies
Shasta Daisies
The cheerful Shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy, but has larger and more robust blooms. Here’s how to grow Shasta daisies in your garden!
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Get Rid of Ticks Now

Ticks are best known for transmitting Lyme Disease, which can cause a rash, fatigue, fever, chills, and headaches. Lyme Disease can even cause arthritis, severe joint pain and swelling. That’s why it’s more important than ever before to get rid of ticks and control tick populations.

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How to Make Tomato Cages and Tomato Stakes
How to Make Tomato Cages and Tomato Stakes
In this video, we explain how to choose the best plant supports for both bush and vining tomato plants, and show how to make inexpensive homemade tomato cages. This helps to prevent branch breakage, provide air circulation, avoid slug damage, and keep tomatoes productive and healthy.
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3 Dangerous Ingredients You're Feeding Your Dog

Are you harming your dog by feeding them the wrong food? There are 3 dangerous ingredients that no dog should ever eat, and if you are giving them to your dog then you might be slowly harming it.

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Father's Day on the Solstice: Ideas to Celebrate Dad!
Father's Day on the Solstice: Ideas to Celebrate Dad!
Looking for a fun way to spend your Father’s Day this Sunday? What a perfect time to enjoy stargazing. Plus, it’s the first full day of summertime, bringing more hours of sunshine. Celebrate with these Father’s Day ideas.
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Click to read the full "Ode to a Cow"!

The “Ode to a Cow” was originally printed in The 1936 Old Farmer’s Almanac. Its inspirational advice reminds us to take a pause in our busy lives. Plus, it’s a quality sign made in America!

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Grilled Chicken with Fresh Herbs
Grilled Chicken with Fresh Herbs

Grilled Chicken With Fresh Herbs is the perfect summer recipe. The green herb marinade is amazing!

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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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How to Attract Earthworms to Your Garden
How to Attract Earthworms to Your Garden
Earthworms are the foundation of a healthy, thriving garden. Called “nature’s plows,” earthworms’ tunnels improve soil aeration and drainage, making it easier for plant roots to penetrate the earth. Earthworms’ casts also improve soil structure and nutrient availability—which increases garden...
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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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