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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When to Prune Trees and Shrubs
When to Prune Trees and Shrubs
Prune spring-flowering shrubs immediately after they bloom; summer-flowering trees are done in the winter. With this guide, learn which trees and shrubs to prune when so that they bear maximum flowers next season. And be careful not to prune at the wrong time or you could cut off the flower buds....
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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

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

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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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