Garden tasks by month! Asparagus and frittatas

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Again the blackbirds sing; the streams
Wake, laughing, from their winter dreams,
And tremble in the April showers
The tassels of the maple flowers
–John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–92)

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
100th day of the year

Omar Sharif (actor) was born on this day in 1932.
Dixie Carter (actress) died on this day in 2010.

Garden Tasks By Month

Gardening Tips & Tasks
What to do in the garden this month? Consult our gardening calendar for monthly to-do lists. Our gardening tips and tasks tailored to your region!


Bring Some Balance into Your Garden!

These 8 “infinity” stones, thoughtfully balanced, symbolize safety and hope for a traveler moving along life’s path. As a gift for a friend or in your own garden they show friendship and welcome all who pass by.
Growing Asparagus

Asparagus is one of the first plants that greets us in springtime. It’s a perennial, which means that once it gets established, asparagus will return year after year. Early spring is the time to plant asparagus, so what are you waiting for?
Sun Wind Chime

Made of brass and features pretty patina that will improve over time.
Venus, Saturn, and Molasses

What’s the Slowest-Spinning Planet?
Space is famous for zippy activity, like streaking meteors that sail through the night sky. But space has another face—a slow-and-easy side. In reality, Venus, the Moon, and many of our most beloved sky objects are as slow as molasses. What’s the slowest-moving planet? Slowest-spinning star? Read on for some fun space facts.
Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!
Fiddleheads Soup

Cream of Fiddleheads Soup

Early spring means fiddleheads! These are the young, tightly curled fronds of the ostrich fern.

Angel Wind Chime

This nicely detailed chime is made from thick, rust-proof aluminum to last!
Purslane, A Weed Worth Eating

Purslane: Health Benefits and Recipes
Purslane, or Portulaca oleracea, is a garden weed that is edible and has many health benefits. Find out the benefits of the purslane plant here, and get a purslane recipe!
Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

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