Full Pink Moon, container gardening, baking flatbread

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 6, 2020


A violet by a mossy stone,
  Half-hidden from the eye!
Fair as a star, when only one
  Is shining in the sky.

–William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
The Full Pink Moon

Full Moon for April 2020
April’s full Moon rises on the night of Tuesday, April 7. Traditionally called the Pink Moon, this full Moon will also be a spectacular supermoon! Here’s everything you should know about the Moon this month, including facts, folklore, and Moon phase dates.


Heart Surgeon: Throw Out Your Olive Oil Now (Here’s Why)

Did you know that buying the wrong olive oil could be putting you and your family’s health at risk? Several brands are made up of artificial ingredients that can lead to dry skin, achy muscles and joints, weight gain, and even heart problems. Learn More….
Backyard Veggie Garden Layouts

Backyard Vegetable Garden Layout Ideas
A backyard often has many family demands placed upon it. How do you integrate a garden? Here are some complimentary backyard garden layouts to inspire you!
Shea Butter Balms

Creates a layer of “silk” on your skin that will last for hours even after you wash your hands.
Greg's Garden Planner Layout

Vegetable Garden Planner Reviews: Greg M.
Greg grew most of his family’s food for the year in his backyard garden, building raised beds out of pallets and old shingles!  See his garden layout plus some beautiful garden photos for ideas and inspiration.
Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  What’s more, dandelions don’t stand a chance! 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.
Veggie Container Gardening

Container Gardening with Vegetables
Container gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables, especially when you lack yard space! If you have a small garden or simply a patio, balcony, or rooftop, explore the magical world of gardening in pots!
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Stuck at home? Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities!
How to Make Flatbread

How to Make Flatbread Recipes
Flat out of cheap, fast, and healthy menu ideas?  I’ll tell you how to make flatbreads. They’re fun, use less flour, and make it easy to pile on the vegetables and fresh ingredients! See two flatbread recipes.
Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.