Chicken breeds and free garden guide, better soil

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 16, 2018

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Words are good but hens lay eggs

Monday, April 16, 2018
Find out who was born today.

Which Chicken Breed?

The Best Chicken Breeds for Your Backyard
With more than a hundred breeds of chickens to choose from, it can be challenging trying to figure out which breeds you want to raise. Here’s my advice—plus, see this page for a free beginner’s guide to gardening which includes my four-season guide to raising chickens!
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

$6.97 (You Save $5.00)
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Better Soil for Bigger Harvests

How to Enrich Your Garden Soil With Minerals
The secret to a successful garden is right beneath your feet. Show your soil some love and you can expect bigger, better harvests. In this short video, we demonstrate five simple yet highly effective ways to prepare your soil to give your crops the best possible start this spring.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2018 Gardener’s Special

The Special Way to a Great Garden!

SAVE 20% over buying separately (over $6 off!).
Also, get a FREE Gardening Calendar if you order today ($9.99 value).

NEW Garden Guide NEW The Gift of Gardening Gardening Notebook
Insects Predicting Weather

How Insects Predict the Weather
Next time you see an insect, spider, or other “creepy-crawly,” check out what it’s doing! It could let you know something about the upcoming weather. Check out our weather proverbs and folklore about insects and other creatures.
Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.

Spinach Pie Recipe

Spinach Pie

This easy Spinach Pie is loaded with fresh spinach, sautéed scallions, and buttery Gruyère cheese. It makes a delicious brunch or lunch addition to the table.

Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 

Dandelion Pesto

Dandelion Pesto

Dandelion pesto is a wonderful recipe made with spring greens right from your own yard!

Screaming Eagle Garden Stake

Features a bright and bold patriotic eagle that was made in the USA. Powder-coated metal for durability and rust resistance.