When to plant what, what weeds say, barn pics

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 9, 2018

hay

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

 
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Planting Calendar
When to Plant What?

Planting Calendar
New! Fall Planting Dates! Just enter your location into our Garden Planting Calendar for both spring and last planting dates by zip code.
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Angel Wind Chime

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

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$34.95
Angel Wind Chime
 
What Weeds Tell You About Your Soil
What Weeds Tell You

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!
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Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

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

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$51.99
Fish Skeleton Wind Chime
 
Is Cracking Joints Bad for You? Why Do Joints Crack?
Do You Crack Your Knuckles?

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.
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Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!

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$44.95
Dragonfly Sundial
 
The Evolution of the American Barn
Why Barns Are Painted Red

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?
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Cricket Garden Sculpture

Over a foot long and made of cast iron!

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$39.95
Cricket Garden Sculpture