Welcome April, spring festivals, diamonds

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

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

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The Month of April 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The Month of April 2021: 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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Passover 2021: When Does Passover Begin?
Passover 2021: When Does Passover Begin?
Passover begins at sundown on Saturday, March 27. What does this annual holiday celebrate? Learn about Passover’s meaning and find 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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When Is Easter 2021? | How Easter's Date is Determined
When Is Easter 2021? | How Easter's Date is Determined
Easter 2021 will be observed on Sunday, April 4! Easter is a “movable feast” that is always held on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25. Do you know how the exact date of Easter is determined? Find out why the date changes every year and how this 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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April Birthstone: The Diamond
April Birthstone: The Diamond
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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Full Moon for April 2021
Full Moon for April 2021
April’s full Moon rises on the night of Monday, April 26. 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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