10 tasks for spring yard cleanup, April happenings

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 2, 2018

April quote

The wild and windy March once more
Has shut his gates of sleet,
And given us back the April-time,
So fickle and so sweet
.
–Alice Cary (1820–71)

 
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10 Tips for Maintaining a Beautiful Yard
10 Tips for Spring Cleanup

10 Tips for Maintaining a Beautiful Yard
No matter your weather, this is peak time for spring yard cleanup! From pruning to crabgrass prevention, here are 10 tips to cover all you need to know now. There’s a right way to care for your yard, lawn, and garden beds.

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Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.

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$12.95
Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs
 
Long-Range Weather Forecast
April and May Weather

Long-Range Weather Forecast
Find the 2021 long-range weather summary and month-by-month predictions for your city, state or province, or region of the USA or Canada. Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been known for its traditionally 80 percent–accurate fore

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Almanac Barn Night Light

The roof features The Old Farmer’s Almanac logo in a way reminiscent of the painted barn advertisements of the early to mid–20th century for soft drinks and roadside attractions.

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$16.95
Almanac Barn Night Light
 
Sky Map (Star Chart): April 2018
Brilliant Venus & Tiny Mercury

Sky Map (Star Chart): April 2018
Look up with the April 2018 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky. On this page is both a color sky map and a black and white printable map to bring outside!

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Rustic Sunflower Garden Stake

This large stake stands just under 3 feet tall and the bloom measures about 9 inches across! It combines the charm of weathered metal with hand-painted vibrant colors. It’ll give a bed of purple coneflower a big pop of contrast and color.

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$21.99
Rustic Sunflower Garden Stake
 
The Month of April 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What's Happening in April?

The Month of April 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
By April, spring has finally sprung, and if we’re lucky, the weather will reflect that! We hope that your sky is bright and clear and your grass is growing green. In celebration, check out the month’s holidays, recipes, gardening tips, and folklore!

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Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!

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$44.95
Dragonfly Sundial