Plant a tree, wildflowers, humor

Daily Newsletter for Friday, April 21, 2017


While the bright radient Sun in centre glows,
The Earth in annual motion ’round it goes;
At the same time on its own axis reels,
And gives us change of seasons as it wheels

–The 1793 Old Farmer's Almanac

Friday, April 21, 2017
111th day of the year

Nicole Sullivan (actress) was born on this day in 1970.
Prince (musician) died on this day in 2016.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
It was designed to harvest and wash vegetables and fruit easily, but it has hundreds of other uses, too!

ECHO National Sales Event!

Earth Day: Plant a Tree!

How to Plant a Tree
Here are tips on how to plant a tree—from digging the hole to watering the tree properly once it’s planted.
Do you care for a lawn?

The more you let nature do the work for you, the easier it will be to care for your lawn. See 10 tips on seeding, feeding, and caring for your lawn.
Wild About Wildflowers

Growing Wildflowers: List of Native Plants
Native wildflowers make themselves at home when they’re happily married to the soil and climatic conditions in which they’ve evolved . When there is a suitable match of plant and growing conditions, it’s easy.
Vintage Cast Iron Bird

Made using traditional sand-casting techniques! Display inside or outside.  
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Making a Garden Structure

How to Make a Willow Structure for the Garden
Use willow to make plant supports and garden supports with a beautiful natural look.
Solar Flower Stakes

Hand-painted glass petals provide a splash of fun color to your garden. Once the Sun goes down, they truly shine. Automatically turns on at dusk and off in the daylight.
Twinkle, Twinkle

The Beautiful Earth From Above
One of the joys of working with weather is that I also work with satellite pictures—to see our beautiful Earth from above.
Bug Out! Spray Herbal Guard Scent

Unique, DEET-free, and incredibly effective blend utilizes Mother Nature’s best defenses—100% pure plant essences—to deter biting insects in a way that’s safe for you and the environment.
Almanac Humor

100 Ways to Avoid Dying
Doctors and scientists are always telling us ways to live longer. Usually they involve a healthier diet or lifestyle: that is, eating fewer carbs and more vegetables, getting more exercise, or giving up smoking. Instead, here are 100 ways to avoid dying according to folklore!
Wooden Chickadee Thermometers

SAVE $7 (over 20% off) while supplies last! Made in the USA from a single slab of wood with a metal songbird topper.