Last supermoon, 3 sisters garden, straight-up rhubarb pie

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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May is a green as no other,
May is much sun through small leaves,
May is soft earth,
And apple-blossoms,
And windows open to a South wind.

–Amy Lowell (1874–1925)

 
Almanac Garden Guide
 
Full Moon for May 2020
Last Supermoon of Year

Full Moon for May 2020
May’s full Moon rises on Thursday, May 7! This full Moon will be the last of the three supermoons to occur this year, so don’t miss it! Here’s everything you should know about this month’s full moon, including how it got its name, “The Full Flower Moon.”

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The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
Did you know that corn, beans, and squash are called the “Three Sisters”? A number of Native American tribes interplanted this trio because they thrive together, much like three inseparable sisters. Here’s how to plant your own Three Sisters garden.

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Lattice-topped Rhubarb Pie

Lattice-topped rhubarb pie is often welcomed as the first fruit pie of spring.

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Eating Dandelions: Harvesting, Cleaning, and Cooking
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