Predicting frost, hummingbird nectar, veggies for small spaces and containers

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 2, 2019


April is here!
Blithest season of the year,

The little brook laughs as it leaps away;

The lambs are out on the hills at play
–Eben E. Rexford (1848–1916)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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Predicting Frost

How to Predict a Frost
Learn how to predict frost, differentiate between a light frost and a hard freeze, and protect your garden from frost with these tips!


Trio of Berry Goodness

Imagine succulent berries in glorious shades of red, purple and blue. They are ripe for the taking straight from your garden. Jung Seed’s luscious berries come in a wide variety that are exquisite for desserts, snacks and treats.

Veggies for Small Spaces

Kitchen Garden Plants: Vegetables for Containers and Small Spaces
Kitchen gardens—grown for eating and cooking—are often grown in smaller spaces and containers. So, keep an eye out for plants bred for small spaces! Here is a short list, including cherry tomatoes, Little Gem lettuce, peppers, eggplant, and more.
Hummingbird Nectar

How to Make Hummingbird Nectar
Who doesn’t love hummingbirds? Learn how to make homemade hummingbird food and attract hummingbirds to your garden.
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.

German Pancake

German Pancakes

Treat yourself to some delightful German Pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or brunch.

April's Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for April 2020
Here’s your monthly horoscope for April 2020. Longtime Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides at-a-glance predictions for all 12 zodiac signs. See horoscopes for you and your loved ones.
Bee Happy Dish Towel

Measures 28 inches square and made of cotton for easy care!