Happy Easter, weather records, pruning trees

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, April 16, 2017

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'Twas Easter-Sunday.
The full-blossomed trees
Filled all the air with
Fragrance and with joy.

–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82)

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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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More Record-Setting Weather Patterns
More Record-Setting Weather Patterns

There were a record number of high and low temperatures across the U.S. and Canada in 2016—and the same goes for 2017 thus far.
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Planet Jupiter at Its Brightest in April
Planet Jupiter at Its Brightest in April

This week, the waning gibbous Moon rises an hour later each night, leaving the first part of each night black and ideal for stargazing. The first thing you see is the very brightest “star” in all the heavens—the planet Jupiter.
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When to Prune Trees and Shrubs
When to Prune Trees and Shrubs

When trees and shrubs become overgrown, it’s time to break out the pruning shears. With this guide, learn when to prune trees and shrubs, and why pruning is such an important part of garden maintenance.
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