Wisteria, best pollinators, chocolate waffles

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 17, 2018

sap buckets

Buds are bursting in the hedges,
Leaves are stirring in the lane,
Everywhere the sap is stirring,
Love returns to life again

–John Dennis (1657–1734)

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Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden
Native Bees: The Best Pollinators for Your Garden

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 most vital to our flowers and food. Learn more about these amazing heroes of pollination—and see how to bring...
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When you’re tired of the flowers in your containers dying

Don’t despair! Meet a simple solution: the Flower Carpet rose. Plunk this beauty into a container—and it will last for years! See 10 colorful photos illustrating how Flower Carpet works in containers. Never get container-envy again!

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Wisteria
Wisteria

A high-climbing vine, wisteria blooms vigorously in spring with large, drooping clusters of lilac or bluish-purple flowers. Here’s how to plant, grow, and care for wisteria in your garden!
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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. 

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Next Full Moon
Next Full Moon

When is the next full Moon? See our Full Moon Calendar for 2021 for the U.S. and Canada. Get Full Moon dates and times—customized to YOUR location.
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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.

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Chocolate Waffles
Chocolate Waffles

Waffles are a treat any day of the week, but real chocolate waffles are really something special.

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2018 Gardener’s Special

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NEW Garden Guide NEW The Gift of Gardening Gardening Notebook
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Leek Soup to Help You Lose Weight
Leek Soup to Help You Lose Weight

Soup can be an excellent food for dieters, as eating a soup course like leek soup before your evening meal can help you to lose weight.
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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. 

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