Easiest perennials, jokes about taxes, native bees

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, April 13, 2018

child and dandelion

A flower is looking through the ground,
Blinking at the April weather;
Now a child has seen the flower:
Now they go and play together
.
–Harold Monro (1879–1932)

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Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden
Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden
June 21 to 27, 2021, is Pollinator Week, an annual event to support pollinator health. The super-pollinators of the garden are … native bees!  While honey bees have their place, it’s our native solitary bees—such as mason bees and leafcutter bees—which are critical to growing food...
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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Perennials are the foundation of any flower garden! See our list of easy, no-fuss perennials that are especially perfect for the beginner gardener, with an emphasis on native plants. Bring beautiful blooms to your garden—year after year!
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Cricket Garden Sculpture

Over a foot long and made of cast iron!

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Jokes About Taxes and More Humor
Jokes About Taxes and More Humor
April 15 is “Tax Day” in the United States. Here are a few jokes to help lighten the mood!
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Butterfly Garden Sculpture

Wonderfully detailed, rustproof butterfly in a dark bronzelike finish that will enhance your garden’s beauty.

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Dill and Potato Cakes
Dill and Potato Cakes

Our dill and potato cakes recipe combines two classic flavors in a simple and savory way. Six ingredients turn into a scrumptious and sophisticated side dish.

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Glass Sun Catchers

Lots of colors and designs to choose from!

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