Earth Day, wildflowers, spinach-strawberry salad

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, April 19, 2018

earth

Earth endures; 

          Stars abide— 

          Shine down in the old sea.

–Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

 
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Earth Day 2021
Sunday is Earth Day!

Earth Day 2021
This year, we celebrate Earth Day on Thursday, April 22. The connection that we have to nature, plants, and the land is integral to our health and all that we are. Earth Day reminds us to take care of our planet—whether it’s cleaning up litter, planting more trees, recycling and...

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Tips for Growing Carrots

How to Grow Carrots in the Garden
See how to grow crunchy, sweet carrots! Getting carrots just right can be challenging, but when you know how, it’s easy. We’ll show you up to sow, tend, and harvest those winning roots so you can look forward to a bumper harvest.

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Shrubs and Trees for Birds
Which Bushes Attract Birds?

Shrubs and Trees for Birds
To attract birds to your garden or backyard, you need shrubs and plants that provide food and shelter.

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Growing Wildflowers | Selecting Wildflowers
Growing Wildflowers

Growing Wildflowers | Selecting Wildflowers
Interested in growing wildflowers? Fall and spring are great times to plant a new wildflower meadow or renovate an old patch! Here’s are some of our favorite wildflowers and tips on how to select wildflowers for your yard and garden.

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Spinach-Strawberry Salad
Spinach-Strawberry Salad

Spinach-Strawberry Salad

Not your usual spinach salad, but a winning combination of strawberries and spinach tossed with a crunchy sweet-sour poppy-seed dressing.

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