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Waxing Crescent
21% of full

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You can bury a lot of troubles digging in the dirt.
May 20th, 2015
Perk Up Your Patio With Strawberries!

Learn how you can brighten up any small outdoor space with beautiful and bountiful strawberries!

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Pretty Delicious! Landscaping You Can Eat
Bonnie Plants Free Homegrown App
Pretty Delicious! Landscaping You Can EatA functional and beautiful way to grow your own food is right in your back yard. We show you how to devise an easy plan and make it a reality.
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Container Gardening: Growing Citrus Container Gardening: Growing Citrus With the right pot and a space on your back deck, anyone can grow delicious fruits. Learn how!
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Dandy Dandelions! Dandy Dandelions! A weed to some, but this sunny springtime gem is completely edible and packed with nutrients. Plus, it makes a delicious wine! Learn more!
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Dirt Cake Dirt Cake Try this fun and tasty dessert that's easy to make!
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Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint There are many plants and herbs that work as natural insecticides. See a brief list with this week's tip!
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Current Moon Phase
Waxing Crescent Moon, 6% of Full Waxing Crescent
6% of Full
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Today's Best Day Tasks

Bake, Cut Firewood, Cut Hair to Increase Growth, Mow to Increase Growth, Dig Holes, Go Hunting, Wax Floors, Get Married, Start Diet to Gain Weight, Buy a Home, Write

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Gardening Tasks

May 20th - May 21st
Plant Seedbeds And Your Flower Gardens Now. Most Favorable For Corn, Cotton, Okra, Beans, Peppers, Eggplant, And Other Aboveground Crops.

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