Sunflowers, dreaming in stressful times, frijoles!

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, May 5, 2020

rhodey

In May, when sea-winds pierced our solitudes,
I found the fresh Rhodora in the woods,
Spreading its leafless blooms in a damp nook,
To please the desert and the sluggish brook.

–Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82)

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Sunflowers
Sunflowers
With bright blooms that go from mid-summer to early fall, sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant. Plus, 2021 has been designated the “Year of the Sunflower”! What better way to celebrate than growing some yourself? Our Sunflower Growing Guide covers everything from planting to...
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“Tomato & Veg” AND “Rose & Flowering” Fertilizers are made from organic ingredients including Fish, Seaweed, Molasses, Yucca and Humate. All things expert growers like to use. Greatly increases yield and quality of all plants. (800) 259-4769

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Fun Garden Activities for Kids
Are you looking for some ideas to keep the kids busy and maybe teach them a bit of science while you’re at it? Well, the Great Outdoors can keep them amused and outdoors is the perfect classroom to feed their hungry minds. Here, then, are fun ideas to keep children happy, healthy, and educated...
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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….

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Frijoles (Mexican Beans)
Frijoles (Mexican Beans)

This recipe for Frijoles is simple and tastes much better than your average Mexican beans.

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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.

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Quarantine Dreams—or Nightmares? Tips for Restful Sleep.
Quarantine Dreams—or Nightmares? Tips for Restful Sleep.
How is your dreamworld? Many folks have had trouble sleeping during this stressful time, reporting “quarantine dreams” and nightmares. Let’s check in with our “night life” and 10 tips for a restful night’s sleep.
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Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!

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Monthly Horoscope for May 2021
Monthly Horoscope for May 2021
Here’s your monthly horoscope for May 2021. This month brings Pluto’s return and the best days to plant crops by the Moon! Find out more from Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre, who provides at-a-glance predictions for all 12 zodiac signs.
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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

Keeps avid weather watchers engaged and entertained day after day for up to 4 years! 

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