Companion planting chart, air-purifying houseplants, chicken and dumplings

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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

sun

The Sun, with all those planets
revolving around it
and dependent on it,
can still ripen a bunch of grapes
as if it had nothing else in the universe to do
.

–Galileo Galilei (1564–1642)

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Companion Planting Guide for Vegetables
Companion Planting Guide for Vegetables
The Companion Planting Guide for Vegetables has been updated this year! Additional evidence reveals which vegetables, herbs and flowers should be planted together for a better harvest.  Wondering which plants should be paired with tomatoes, onions, carrots & other crops? See...
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Air-Purifying Houseplants
Air-Purifying Houseplants
Without proper ventilation, it doesn’t take long for indoor pollutants to build up to unhealthy levels. Here are some of the best air-purifying houseplants that can clean the air in your home!
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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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When Is Easter 2021? | How Easter's Date is Determined
When Is Easter 2021? | How Easter's Date is Determined
Easter 2021 will be observed on Sunday, April 4! Easter is a “movable feast” that is always held on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25. Do you know how the exact date of Easter is determined? Find out why the date changes every year and how this holiday relates to the first full Moon of spring.
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Travel Umbrellas

Gorgeous and sturdy umbrellas!

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Mother's Old-Fashioned Homemade Chicken and Dumplings
Mother's Old-Fashioned Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Shirley Wollard Woodlock of Texas learned to make chicken and dumplings while watching her mother, Jennie Wollard Nunn. “Hers were made to perfection,” recalls Shirley.

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Red Mercury Lantern

Buy 2 or more and get $2.00 off each while supplies last. Includes 10 lights and a 6-hour timer. Takes 2 AA batteries.

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5 Signs of Spring: Birds, Peepers, and Tree Buds
5 Signs of Spring: Birds, Peepers, and Tree Buds
Every year, we patiently look for the first signs of spring in the air—leaves budding, birds singing, and butterflies migrating. Tell us: What are you observing in your neck of the woods?
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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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