Houseplants, old-fashioned jokes, our best Easter recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 28, 2018

daffodils in spring

Daffodils,
That come before the swallow dares, and take
The winds of March with beauty
.
–William Shakepeare (1564–1616)

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Lilies
Lilies

Everyone loves lilies. With large, showy blooms, lilies add striking elegance to the yard and garden from early to midsummer. Grown from bulbs, lilies are perennial flowers that will return year after year and require minimal care, provided that you plant them in the right place. 
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Silver Mercury Lantern

Standing almost 7 inches tall, these battery-powered lanterns feature 10 lights with a 6-hour timer. 

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Houseplant Care Guide
Houseplant Care Guide

Here are quick tips to keep your houseplants happy and healthy. From knowing how often to water to providing the correct amount of light, we’ll make sure your indoor plants not only stay alive, but thrive!
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The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.

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Why Baby Animals are Born in Spring
Why Baby Animals are Born in Spring

Why are baby farm animals typically born in the spring? And it’s not just because the weather’s better. Enjoy our seasonal weather post—and, of course, cute baby animal pictures!
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Multicolored Wine Bottle Lights

Turn any wine bottle into a snazzy decoration or a keepsake from a meaningful celebration!

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Favorite Easter Recipes
Favorite Easter Recipes

From festive Easter breads to pretty Easter pies, browse our favorite recipes for this all-important Christian feast day. Not only do we have Easter dinner covered, but we also have some egg-cellent Easter brunch ideas if that’s more your speed. Think spring—starting with yellow eggs, orange...
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Refrigerator Notepads

Perfect for recording grocery needs or tasks. Each pad features a positive message and a magnet for hanging up in a handy spot.

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Prepare to Be Amused
Prepare to Be Amused

We dare you to smile—without rolling your eyes—at these jokes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Prepare to be amused … . The Wrong Bird The irascible old gentleman had ordered a chicken from the menu, but when he got it, he wasn’t satisfied.
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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. 

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