April flowers, May weather, diamonds, planting spinach

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

Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 1, 2019

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The wild and windy March once more
Has shut his gates of sleet,
And given us back the April-time,
So fickle and so sweet
.
–Alice Cary (1820–71)

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The Month of April 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The Month of April 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore

By April, spring has finally sprung, and if we’re lucky, the weather will reflect that! We hope that your sky is bright and clear and your grass is growing green. In celebration, check out the month’s holidays, recipes, gardening tips, and folklore!
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April Birth Flowers: Daisy and Sweet Pea
April Birth Flowers: Daisy and Sweet Pea

April’s birth flowers are the daisy and the sweet pea! By April, spring is in full swing, and these birth month flowers are ready to express its happy plans and intrigues.  
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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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April Birthstone: The Diamond
April Birthstone: The Diamond

The April birthstone is the diamond. This gem is a symbol of everlasting love. Learn more about the hardest gemstone on Earth.
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Bird Feeders

Many designs to choose from that are sure to attract lots of activity!

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Long-Range Weather Forecasts
Long-Range Weather Forecasts

Get your 2021 long-range weather predictions for the next 60 days from The Old Farmer’s Almanac—covering the United States and Canada. Our extended forecasts can be used to make more informed decisions about future plans that depend on the weather, from vacations to weddings.
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Rooster Birdhouse

Functional art for your garden and feathered friends! 

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Spinach
Spinach

Spinach, a super–cold-hardy leafy green, is a popular crop that can be planted in very early spring, as well as in fall and even winter in some areas.
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