Swiss chard, Venus at brightest now!, rhubarb recipe ideas

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 27, 2020


When April blows his horn,
It's good for hay and corn.


Almanac Garden Guide
Venus at Brightest Now!

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.
Hand Sanitizer In Stock Now Contains 70% Alcohol

Kill 99.99% of germs and enjoy skin conditioning benefits when you choose Real Time Hand Sanitizer + Skin Conditioner! Free gift with purchase. Use coupon code “OFA”.
Growing Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard
Swiss chard—or simply “chard”—is a member of the beet family that does well in both cool and warm temperatures. Here’s how to grow Swiss chard in your garden!


This Is What A Single Diet Soda Drink Does

If you consume soda, then this is affecting you directly. But beyond just soda there are THREE OTHER DANGEROUS FOODS “health foods” that could be the reason why you are not losing weight. So please watch this shocking presentation before it’s too late…
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Tomato Cages and Stakes

How to Make Tomato Cages and Tomato Stakes
In this video, we explain how to choose the best plant supports for both bush and vining tomato plants, and show how to make inexpensive homemade tomato cages. This helps to prevent branch breakage, provide air circulation, avoid slug damage, and keep tomatoes productive and healthy.
Solar-Powered Thermometer Flowers

Day or night, add interest and height to a flowerbed. Each stake is 4 feet tall and features a large thermometer at the center of a bright, iridescent flower. At night, bright solar LED lights turn on automatically and illuminate the thermometer’s face for easy reading.
Rhubarb Recipe Ideas

Favorite Rhubarb Recipes
Ready for rhubarb recipes? In pioneer days, rhubarb was literally called the “pie plant” (for obvious reasons). The tart flavor bakes nicely into pies, crumbles, breads and cakes, and also adds a tangy flavor to savory dishes. You can also try making a rhubarb julep! See 15 ways to use rhubarb. 
Iron Pig Doorstop

Makes a nice doorstop or decoration. Measures 4 inches by 8 inches.
What's in Bottled Drinks?

What's In Bottled Drinks?
What exactly is in bottled drinks? Many advertise that they are good for you, but what are the ingredients in bottled drinks anyway?
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.