When to plant what, what weeds say, barn pics

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 9, 2018

hay

When April blows his horn, 
It's good for hay and corn
.
–proverb

ADVERTISEMENT

ofa-gg-order-2018-336x280.jpg
 
Planting Calendar
Planting Calendar

The 2021 gardening calendar details your first spring planting dates and final fall planting dates for the U.S. and Canada.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Angel Wind Chime

This nicely detailed chime is made from thick, rust-proof aluminum to last! Save $10. No promo code needed.

  LEARN MORE  
 
What Weeds Tell You About Your Soil
What Weeds Tell You About Your Soil

Read your weeds! They are an indicator of your soil’s health. If you have large patches of one kind of weed, your garden is trying to tell you something. Here are common weeds and that they say about your soil—plus photos. Let us know what you learn!
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

The perfect wind chime for the avid fisherman. Cats like it, too!

  LEARN MORE  
 
Is Cracking Joints Bad for You? Why Do Joints Crack?
Is Cracking Joints Bad for You? Why Do Joints Crack?

Is cracking knuckles bad for you? Why do joints crack? Maybe you’ve picked up this common habit yourself.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!

  LEARN MORE  
 
The Evolution of the American Barn
The Evolution of the American Barn

Who doesn’t enjoy catching sight of an American barn when they drive down the road? Discover the interesting history of American barn styles—and enjoy these historic barn pictures. Plus, we answer that popular question: Why are many barns painted red?
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Cricket Garden Sculpture

Over a foot long and made of cast iron!

  LEARN MORE