Growing corn, shade veggies, asparagus tart

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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Come down the mountains, April! with young eyes,
And roguish daisy-children trooping after,
Draw from the sullen clay red peonies,
Bring back the sun as a stripling full of laughter
!

–Mary Webb (1881–1927)

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Corn
Corn

Sweet corn is an annual crop that produces ears of yellow, white, or bi-colored kernels. A long, frost-free growing season is necessary for growing corn. Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest corn in your home garden!
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Spring-Cleaning the Garden | Which Plants Survived?
Spring-Cleaning the Garden | Which Plants Survived?

What are you doing in the garden this time of year? I’m weeding asparagus beds, dealing with voles, caring for peonies, and seeing which plants from last season survived!
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Vegetables That Grow Well in Shade

A shady yard shouldn’t keep anyone, especially beginners, from growing vegetables! Most crops need lots of sun, however, there are both vegetables and fruit that grow well in the shade. In this short article (with video demo), we’ll help you make the most of the light that is available to get the...
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Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

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Asparagus Tart
Asparagus Tart

With just a few simple ingredients, this easy Asparagus Tart can make an impressive contribution to any brunch, lunch, or dinner table.

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Having a Cow, Meeting of the Board, and More Humor
Having a Cow, Meeting of the Board, and More Humor

It’s time for another edition of “Humor Me” from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Read at your own risk!
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