5 steps to a great yard cleanup, what is Passover?, gardening by the Moon

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, April 19, 2019

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April brings the primrose sweet,
Scatters daisies at our feet
.

–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

 

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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Yard and Garden
5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Yard and Garden
Spring has arrived! It’s time to take a look at the state of your yard. We’ll boil it down to 5 steps so you’re in great shape for the season!
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Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon is a great way to plan your garden. Many of our readers follow the age-old practice of planting by the Moon’s phase for a healthier, more productive garden.
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2019 MOON WALL CALENDAR

Want to enjoy the beautiful Moon year-round? Check out our 2019 Moon Wall Calendar that is loaded with amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!   

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Orchid Babies! Potting an Orchid Keiki
Orchid Babies! Potting an Orchid Keiki
One of my orchids had babies! Yes, many orchids grow little baby plants or”keiki.” You can remove these plantlets and pot it up to grow more orchids. Here’s how it’s done.
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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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Passover 2021: When Does Passover Begin?
Passover 2021: When Does Passover Begin?
Passover begins at sundown on Saturday, March 27. What does this annual holiday celebrate? Learn about Passover’s meaning and find traditional recipes, including charoset and beef brisket.
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Crossbody Purses for Cell Phones by Chala

Top-seller! Available in different nature-inspired designs! Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.

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Favorite Easter Recipes
Favorite Easter Recipes
From festive Easter breads to pretty Easter pies, browse our favorite recipes for this all-important Christian feast day. Not only do we have Easter dinner covered, but we also have some egg-cellent Easter brunch ideas if that’s more your speed. Think spring—starting with yellow eggs, orange...
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