New Garden Guide! Hummingbird plants, dream cakes

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 3, 2018

April daisies

Oh, how fresh the wind is blowing!
See! The sky is bright an clear,
Oh, how green the grass is growing!
April! April! Are you here?

–Dora R. Goodale (1866–1953)

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The 2018 Garden Guide Is Here | Look Inside!
The 2018 Garden Guide Is Here | Look Inside!

As the weather warms, gardeners are preparing for the bountiful and beautiful season ahead. This means selecting seeds, preparing the soil, and gathering their tools—including the newest edition of the Almanac Garden Guide—now available!
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Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 

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Plants that Attract Hummingbirds
Plants that Attract Hummingbirds

Do you love to watch hummingbirds fly around your garden? Learn which types of plants attract hummingbirds and how to create a hummingbird-friendly environment in your garden!
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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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April Birthstone: The Diamond
April Birthstone: The Diamond

The April birthstone is the diamond. This gem is a symbol of everlasting love. Learn more about the hardest gemstone on Earth.
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The Gift of Gardening

The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. It is perfect for the garden enthusiast. Includes a space to personalize the book with a “To” and “From” section on the first page.

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Dream Cake Squares
Dream Cake Squares

These Dream Cake Squares are quick, easy, and practically foolproof. Both crunchy and chewy, they taste like a dream indeed!  

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Bath Bomb Sets

Creates a luxurious bath or memorable gift! Choose from 4 relaxing scents.

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Spring-Cleaning the (Hen)House
Spring-Cleaning the (Hen)House

April is the beginning of the busy season for me. The snow is gone and the garden beckons, but high on my list is to spring-clean the chicken coop. It needs to be done every year! Here’s how to deep-clean the coop.
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Large Wooden Matchboxes

Choose from many different bold designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.

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