father is a guy who has snapshots
in his wallet where his money used to be.
Mid-Atlantic Regional Weather Watch:
Mid-Atlantic weather watch: fair and very
warm weather (1,2) with rain and severe storms
3,4,5,6). Showers and a bit cooler (7,8,9).
Fair and warm again (10,11,12,13) with a
tropical storm forecasted (14,15). Fair and
very warm, humid weather follows (16,17,18)
with showers and storms (19,20). Fair and warm
yet again (21,22,23,24,25). Tropical storm
(26,27,28) ending the month as it began, with
fair and warm temperatures (29,30).
The Almanac predicts possible tornado activity
in the Mid-Atlantic Region from the 26th to
June’s Full Moon occurs on June 26th at
6:30AM. Native Americans often referred to it
as the Full Rose Moon because roses tended to
bloom near the beginning of the month. It is
also been called the Strawberry Moon because
the first strawberries of the season become
ripe for the picking at this time.
Summer officially starts with the Summer
Solstice that occurs on Monday, June 21st.
Many states allow fishing without a license
during certain days of June. Check with your
local fishing shop or your state’s Department
of Natural Resources for specific dates and
Day is celebrated on Monday, June 14th. Check
out the proper ways to display ‘Old Gory’ at
Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 20th in
2010. Do something really special for Dad this
year. Remember, he is the guy who a) paid for
4 years of college, b) paid for a really nice
wedding, c) helped you finance that new (fill
in the blank), or d) All of the above!
Prune and thin spring-blooming shrubs.
Continue to pinch flowers up until the
beginning of July. Transplant when the rainy
season starts but remember that working in the
garden when plant leaves are wet can spread
many diseases. Wait until the foliage is dry
before walking through the garden. Watch for
insects; wash them or pick them off plants
before they can lay eggs and multiply. Check
the underside of rose leaves for rose slugs,
watch for scale infestations on Euonymus and
pachysandra and always inspect your lawn
thoroughly for grubs throughout the growing
J. Grubers' Thought for Today's Living:
"Gardens are for all
ages: to the young, for hope of the future;
the elderly for fond memories of the past, and
for those in between, the rewards of a better
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