Easy perennials, simple baking (even without flour), hurricane forecast

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 7, 2020

bluebird

The bluebird knows it is April, and soars toward the Sun and sings.
–Eben Eugene Rexford (1848–1916)

Hear the sweet sound of the bluebird!

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Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Perennials are the foundation of any flower garden! See our list of easy, no-fuss perennials that are especially perfect for the beginner gardener, with an emphasis on native plants. Bring beautiful blooms to your garden—year after year!
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Feeling Old? Do This Once A Day And Watch What Happens

Researchers have found a new at home test that you can do right now in your seat that can help predict future health and longevity. It’s a very simple test and only take a couple minutes to do. Click Here To Find Out Now >>

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House-hunting with the Bluebird
House-hunting with the Bluebird
On a sunny day in early spring, the male bluebird goes looking for the perfect nesting site. Instead of building a traditional nest, these plump little thrushes commonly find nest boxes as well as old woodpecker holes. Let’s go house-hunting with this most charismatic of thrushes.
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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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2021 Hurricane Season Forecast
2021 Hurricane Season Forecast
On the heels of last year’s record-breaking season, another “above-normal” hurricane season is expected for 2021. Will we reach 30 storms again? (We hope not!) Find out what exactly is predicted for this year’s hurricane season. Plus, see answers to common questions about Earth’s most violent ...
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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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What Is a Supermoon?
What Is a Supermoon?
There are two supermoons in 2021—and the next one is Wednesday morning, May 26, 2021 at 7:14 a.m. EDT. The Moon will appear full both Tuesday and Wednesday night. What is a supermoon? We agree that it’s a catchy word and anything that encourages us to explore the night sky is positive—but let’s...
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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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Simple Baking Ideas: Even When Low on Flour
Simple Baking Ideas: Even When Low on Flour
Baking has become such a popular pastime during this quarantine that some stores have run out of flour. With that in mind, let’s consider (1) some simple baking ideas that use less flour, (2) low-flour recipes, and (3) no-flour recipes. We’ve added new flourless recipes that are truly some of our...
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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.

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