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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Joy for the sturdy trees;
Fanned by each fragrant breeze
–Samuel Francis Smith (1808–95)

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Find out who was born today.


Looking for simple container ideas?

Arbor Day on Friday

Arbor Day 2020
Arbor Day 2020 occurs this year on Friday, April 24. Dedicate a tree to someone who is special to you, and check out these facts about Arbor Day and the man who founded it.
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.

Plant a Tree!

How to Plant a Tree
Here are tips on how to plant a bare-root tree—from digging the hole to watering the tree properly once it’s planted.
Vintage Cast Iron Bird

Made using traditional sand-casting techniques! Display inside or outside.


Grow Veggies in Pots

Container Gardening with Vegetables
Container gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables, especially when you lack yard space! If you have a small garden or simply a patio, balcony, or rooftop, explore the magical world of gardening in pots!
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.

Groundhogs in the Garden

Do you have trouble with these burrowing pests? Here are tips for identifying and getting rid of groundhogs in your yard and garden.
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.

Most Popular Spring Recipes

Spring Recipes: Make the Most of Food in Season!
Celebrate spring! Look for these seasonal ingredients showing up in your local market or garden—asparagus, peas, rhubarb and even fiddleheads and dandelion blossoms. And make these recipes to greet spring in a delightful and delicious way.
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.