Exercise can be a dirty word—change your thinking and get motivated!
Exercise can be a dirty word—change your thinking and get motivated

What Counts As Exercise?

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Connie Latham
These animals get a bad rap—but they’re actually effective garden helpers.
These animals get a bad rap—but they’re actually effective garden helpers

Welcome the Least-Loved Critters

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Starr Hendrix
Tilly Vee
Sally Renner Thomsen
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Got a favorite summertime drink? Cool down with strawberry lemonade, mint chiller, old-fashioned lemonade. Get recipes!
Got a favorite summertime drink Cool down with strawberry lemonade mint chiller

Summer Picnic Food Ideas & Recipes

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Catherine Hicks Boeckmann
Our beautiful skies are composed of dozens of miles of transparent gases: nitrogen, oxygen, and--can you guess the third most common element? See Bob's post...
Our beautiful skies are composed of dozens of miles of transparent gases

Breathing the Sky: What's the Composition of Air?

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Toni Hartley Suzore Patrick
Dawn Holan
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Nothing says “weekend” like this fresh, tasty breakfast.
Nothing says “weekend” like this fresh tasty breakfast

Spinach Quiche

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Anne Carlisle
Marcia Cash
Barbara March
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06/25/2017 at 13:11. Facebook
These vine-growers are delicate--don’t over-fertilize or hoe around plants!
These vinegrowers are delicatedon’t overfertilize or hoe around plants

Peas - The Old Farmer's Almanac

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Nora Coombs
Joyce Bridges
Renee Mills
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06/24/2017 at 19:02. Facebook
These garden pests aren’t insects! They are soft-bodied mollusks, and they can wreak havoc on a garden bed.
These garden pests arent insects They are softbodied mollusks and they can

Slugs - The Old Farmer's Almanac

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Diana Marshall
Nora Coombs
Diane Falk
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06/24/2017 at 16:22. Facebook
This classic chilled soup is ideal for a summer day and a great way to use up extra tomatoes.
This classic chilled soup is ideal for a summer day and a

Classic Gazpacho - The Old Farmer's Almanac

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Barbara Davis
Joy Gonzalez
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06/24/2017 at 13:10. Facebook
Was your nighttime visitor a rabbit? A raccoon? A deer? Tell the difference with our animal track identification chart.
Was your nighttime visitor a rabbit A raccoon A deer Tell the

Animal Track Identification

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Debra Lang
Nora Coombs
Til Marx
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06/23/2017 at 21:57. Facebook
Pickling has deep roots in many cultures’ culinary histories. What is the origin of pickling and pickling spices?
Pickling has deep roots in many cultures culinary histories What is the

History of Pickling and Pickling Spices

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The end of the school year might leave moms and dads scrambling for kid-friendly activities: here’s an easy one!
The end of the school year might leave moms and dads scrambling

Classic Crafts for Kids: Sand Jar

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Laura Gaskins
Mona Kehrig
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06/23/2017 at 16:09. Facebook
These speedy nocturnals like decaying wood and plant material. While they do feed on other pests, like aphids, they also feed on your garden!
These speedy nocturnals like decaying wood and plant material While they do

Earwigs

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Michele Wood
Jane Hathaway
Mark Williams
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06/23/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Tomorrow, June 24, is Midsummer Day, traditionally the midpoint of the growing season. According to lore, wash your face in early Midsummer dew to look younger! Read more...
Tomorrow June 24 is Midsummer Day traditionally the midpoint of the growing

June 24: Midsummer Day

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Sally Barry
Bonnie Perez
Michaela Morneau
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06/23/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
During the Middle Ages, ferns were thought to produce seed only once a year—at midnight on St. John’s Eve (tonight), also called Midsummer Eve. Since seeds couldn’t be seen, they were believed to be invisible, allowing people to become invisible! Read more about fascinating ferns.
During the Middle Ages ferns were thought to produce seed only once

Fern Folklore (and More)

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Jean Holley
Rachel Perez Burkart
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06/22/2017 at 21:34. Facebook
Easy, colorful corn salad that’s perfect for picnics!
Easy colorful corn salad that’s perfect for picnics

Corn Salad - The Old Farmer's Almanac

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Brenda Wiggin
Pam Charles
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06/22/2017 at 18:54. Facebook
Did you know? Only about 10-20% of all lightning within a storm is visible to us on the ground!
Did you know Only about 1020 of all lightning within a storm

The Shocking Secrets of Lightning - The Old Farmer's Almanac

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Susan Pettrone
Judy Gardner
Elizabeth Hi
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As berries and other fruits come into season, refresh your jam-making know-how with these recipes.
As berries and other fruits come into season refresh your jammaking knowhow

How to Make Jams and Preserves

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Tom Kaufman
Dan Vitale
Mary Bridenhager Irrgang-Haberthier
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06/22/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Juicy plums are in season! A crostata is a free-form pie or tart that is baked right on a baking sheet instead of in a pie plate. This recipe uses plums, but peaches and/or nectarines work just as well. Mmm!
Juicy plums are in season A crostata is a freeform pie or

Plum Crostata

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Mare Kil
Marcia Cash
Jacqueline DeCesari
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Would you like to have hummingbirds visit your garden--or, perhaps they already do? Learn which types of plants will attract these tiny jewels and how to create a friendly environment for them.
Would you like to have hummingbirds visit your gardenor perhaps they already

Plants that Attract Hummingbirds

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Sally Barry
Rosalie Thorne
Tammy Tyler