2019 Easter forecast, why we wake up stiff and achy, three sisters garden

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, April 17, 2019

maple syrup

Sugar’s sweet, but sap is sappier;
Cold nights make the farmers happier!

–The Old Farmer’s Almanac, 1989

 

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The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
Did you know that corn, beans, and squash are called the “Three Sisters”? A number of Native American tribes interplanted this trio because they thrive together, much like three inseparable sisters. Here’s how to plant your own Three Sisters garden.
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Making Maple Syrup: Answering Common Questions
Making Maple Syrup: Answering Common Questions
What is “real” maple syrup? When is maple syrup made? How are trees tapped? What are maple syrup’s health benefits? Discover nature’s liquid gold!
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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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Greek Easter Bread With Red Eggs (Lambropsomo)
Greek Easter Bread With Red Eggs (Lambropsomo)

Lambropsomo is the traditional Greek Easter bread. Red eggs are tucked into the dough to symbolize the blood of Jesus Christ.

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!

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Why We Wake Up Stiff and Achy
Why We Wake Up Stiff and Achy
Do you grunt, groan, and ratchet yourself to a standing position as you get out of bed in the morning? Then, after stretching and moving around for a few minutes, do you feel the achiness and stiffness abate (at least some of it)? There’s a reason for this …
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Repels Black, Red, Fire, Crazy, Sweet, and Carpenter Ants!

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