Houseplants, old-fashioned jokes, our best Easter recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 28, 2018

daffodils in spring

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

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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Beautiful Easter 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. 
Silver Mercury Lantern

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

Houseplant Care

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

Why Bunnies for Easter?

Why Baby Animals are Born in Spring
Why are baby farm animals typically born in the spring? And why do we have an “Easter Bunny”? Enjoy our seasonal weather post—and, of course, adorable pictures of baby animals!
Multicolored Wine Bottle Lights

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

Our Best Easter Recipes

Best Easter Recipe Ideas
Here at the Almanac, cooking and baking is a source of comfort and calm. This year, our Easter recipes are a little simpler but just as delicious. We’ll also have time to bake a festive Easter bread! See our list of Easter dinner ideas as well as egg-cellent Easter brunch ideas!
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.

Old-Fashioned Jokes

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 … .
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.