Welcome April, spring festivals, diamonds

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, April 2, 2017

Now cast around thy raptur’d eyes,

And see the lovely spring arise:

Swell’d buds invest the grove again,

And streams remurmur o’er the plain.

The 1793 Old Farmer's Almanac

Sunday, April 2, 2017
92nd day of the year


 

old farmers almanac garden guide

 
Welcome April!

The Month of April 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
By April, spring has finally sprung, and if we’re lucky, the weather will reflect that! We hope that your sky is bright and clear and your grass is growing green. In celebration, check out the month’s holidays, recipes, gardening tips, and folklore!
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Rustic Gears Rotating Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring the popular industrial, repurposed look to your landscape with this 26-inch Rustic Gears Rotating Kinetic Stake. The double blades spin in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. What’s more, the kinetic sculpture will turn to face into the wind! Hand-painted, with a multicolor rustic patina finish. Watch the wind stake in action—video available. 
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$119.99
 
When and What is Passover?

When Is the Start of Passover 2020?
Passover 2020 begins at sundown on Wednesday, April 8. See more information on Passover dates, meaning, and traditional recipes, including charoset and beef brisket.
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Healing Stone Wind Chimes

Enjoy the soothing sounds of wind chimes precision-tuned to complement the natural properties of their gemstones. Choose from amethyst, jade, or turquoise.  
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$49.99
 
Celebrating Easter

When Is Easter 2020? | How the Easter Date is Determined
Easter 2020 will be observed on Sunday, April 12! Find out how the date of Easter is determined, why the date changes every year, and how the holiday relates to the first full Moon of spring.
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Rustic Sunflower Wall Decor

With the charm of weathered metal, our hand-painted giant Rustic Sunflower Wall Decor will make any indoor or outdoor living space come alive with vibrant fall colors.
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$39.99
 
April is for Diamonds

April Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The April birthstone is the diamond. This gem is a symbol of everlasting love. Learn more about the hardest gemstone on Earth.
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Solar Filigree Stake

Vibrant hand-painted colors and detailed scroll work make this Solar Ladybug Filigree Stake a showstopper. The front side is made from thick molded glass and the back side is ornamental filigree metal art. Solar-powered LED string lights illuminate both sides creating a fun nighttime display. Turns on at dusk and off in daylight automatically.
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$37.99
 
April's Moon

Full Moon for April 2020
April’s full Moon rises on the night of Tuesday, April 7. Traditionally called the Pink Moon, this full Moon will also be a spectacular supermoon! Here’s everything you should know about the Moon this month, including facts, folklore, and Moon phase dates.
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Flower Spinners

Flower Spinners add lively fun to your garden. The metal petals of the flower spin around a butterfly, bee, grasshopper, dragonfly, or hummingbird you choose. Each spinner is painted with a metallic paint for a brilliant shine. 
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$12.99