Biggest supermoon of year, Venus and Sisters, kitchen patio gardens

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, April 3, 2020

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A flower is looking through the ground, 
Blinking at the April weather; 
Now a child has seen the flower: 
Now they go and play together. 

—Harold Monroe (1792—1814)

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Venus At Brightest in Years in Late April
Venus At Brightest in Years in Late April

April 27, 2020 (EDT), or April 28, 2020 (UT), is officially the planet’s brightest evening in years—though the planet will dazzle you anytime this week. It’s so unusually high and brilliant, it’s safe to say that you’ve never seen it looking better, not in your whole life.
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Shocking Report: #1 Cause of Weight Gain is Weedkiller

Has your health been declining since 1996? Here’s why…

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What to Grow in a Kitchen Garden
What to Grow in a Kitchen Garden

Kitchen gardens are making a comeback! We all want the freshest and most nutritious, flavorful food possible. What could be easier than having the fixin’s for tonight’s supper growing right outside the back door? Start small! Here’s how to plant a kitchen garden—with ideas on what which...
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Shea Butter Balms

Creates a layer of “silk” on your skin that will last for hours even after you wash your hands.

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Flower Garden Plans | Flower Bed Designs
Flower Garden Plans | Flower Bed Designs

Plan a beautiful perennial flower garden! Flowers not only add beauty to our lives and our landscapes but also lift our spirits and improve our well-being. Here are five of our favorite flower garden layouts, designed by Almanac readers, plus a gorgeous video of our perennial flower bed.
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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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