Full Flower Moon rises, pruning hydrangeas, sage

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, May 29, 2018

bleeding heart

And Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere
–Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
149th day of the year

Melissa Etheridge (musician) was born on this day in 1961.
Harvey Korman (actor) died on this day in 2008.

Full Flower Moon Rises

Full Moon for May 2020
Learn about the full Moon for May 2020. Why is it called the Full Flower Moon? When is the best time to see the full Moon? Here are Moon facts and folklore from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.


Take your Garden from Dull to Dazzling

Is your garden suffering from overall dullness? Do you envy your neighbor’s luscious landscape? Would you like to add a bit of bravura to your beds? If so, here are a 5 simple tips to help spice up your garden, patio or landscape.
Pruning Hydrangeas

When to Prune Different Kinds of Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas can sometimes be a tricky plant to care for, so it is important to learn when to prune different hydrangea varieties and how to prune hydrangeas. Properly pruning hydrangeas based on your hydrangea’s variety will allow you to have more blooms next year.
Wine Bottle Lights

Save 30% while supplies last. Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 
Growing Sage

Garden sage is easy to grow—and a wonderful culinary herb that flavors meat and bean dishes (including that Thanksgiving stuffing). See how to plant, grow, and harvest sage.
Love You a Bushel and a Peck Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from different fun designs! Handles work equally well for both left- and right-handed people. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.
Peach Raspberry Crunch

Peach Raspberry Crunch

Ever tried combining peaches and raspberries? Mmmm! Try this mouth-watering recipe for Peach Raspberry Crunch.

The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.