Gladiolus, relieving anxiety, how to prune

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, April 12, 2018

april weather

Gladness is born of the April weather,
And the heart is as light as a wind-tossed feather.
Who could be sad on a day like this?
The care that vexed us no longer is
.
–Eben Eugene Rexford (1848–1916)

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Gladiolus
Gladiolus

Gladiolus is a classic perennial known for its tall flower spikes and large, colorful blooms. Great cutting flowers, gladioli look spectacular in summer bouquets. Here’s how to grow gladioli in your garden.
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Angel Wind Chime

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When to Prune Trees and Shrubs
When to Prune Trees and Shrubs

When trees and shrubs become overgrown, it’s time to break out the pruning shears. With this guide, learn when to prune trees and shrubs, and why pruning is such an important part of garden maintenance.
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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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Glazed Lemon Cream Scones
Glazed Lemon Cream Scones

Shockingly simple to make, these sublime Glazed Lemon Cream Scones taste delicious alongside coffee or tea.

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Dragonfly Wind Chime

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Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress
Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress

Herbs and natural remedies can help calm anxiety and stress. Here’s a list of ways to relieve anxiety naturally.
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