Planting trees, voles, Taurus zodiac sign

Daily Newsletter for Friday, April 27, 2018

chestnut spikes

This is the weather the cuckoo likes,
And so do I;
When showers betumble the chestnut spikes,
And nestlings fly
.

–Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)

Friday, April 27, 2018
117th day of the year


Sheena Easton (singer) was born on this day in 1959.
Ruth Handler (co-founded Mattel and created Barbie) died on this day in 2002.


 
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What is Arbor Day?

Arbor Day 2019: History, Facts, and Date
Arbor Day 2019 falls on Friday, April 26. Dedicate a tree to someone who is special to you, and check out these facts about Arbor Day and the man who founded it.
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Plant a Tree

How to Plant a Tree
Here are tips on how to plant a bare-root tree—from digging the hole to watering the tree properly once it’s planted.
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Vermont Weather Station

Measures temperature and humidity with an easy-to-read scale. Available in both brass and copper. A handsome and practical addition to your kitchen window.
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How to Deter Voles

Voles
Voles drive gardeners and home owners crazy! You’ll know voles by the snakelike tunnels all over your lawn. Here’s advice on how to identify, prevent, and control your vole population.
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Hummingbird Crossing Metal Sign

Hang inside or outside!
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Fruit Trees

Planting Fruit Trees
Watch how to properly plant fruit trees: apples, pears, plums, and more! Our video will show you when and how to plant bare-rooted trees successfully. 
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Farm To Fork Table Runner

Made of cotton for easy care!
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Happy Birthday, Taurus!

Taurus Zodiac Sign
Taurus, the second astrological sign of the zodiac, is Latin for the Bull! The Sun is in the sign of Taurus from about April 20 until about May 21 (Western astrology). What is the personality of a Taurus? With whom is Taurus compatible? We’ll tell you all about Taureans, the anchors of the Zodiac.
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Silver Mercury Lantern

Standing almost 7 inches tall, these battery-powered lanterns feature 10 lights with a 6-hour timer. 
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