Best flowers for window boxes, all about hummingbirds, stargazing

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, May 7, 2020

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May is bee in blossom,
May is birds a-nesting,
May is picking violets on a hill;
May is young and twenty,
May is Sunday-besting,
May is eager Jack and willing Jill.

–The 1961 Old Farmer's Almanac

 
Almanac Garden Guide
 
Best Flowers for Window Boxes
Flowers for Window Boxes

Best Flowers for Window Boxes
Looking to spruce up your home’s appearance with a window box? Be sure to choose the right plants for your sun exposure! See our lists of flowering window box plants that love sun, as well as those that love shade.

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5 Beginner Gardening Tips

5 Important Tips for Planning a Vegetable Garden
There’s so much to consider when planning a vegetable garden, from what to grow and where, to the finer details that will make gardening easier and more enjoyable. Read on or watch our video to discover five important things to consider when planning your new edible garden.

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Night Sky Map for May 2020: Asterisms
Open the May Star Chart!

Night Sky Map for May 2020: Asterisms
Welcome to the Night Sky Map for May 2020! This month, learn about asterisms, which are unofficial star patterns contained in constellations. They’re an easy—and entertaining—way to observe the night sky.

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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

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Chicken Breast With Lemon and Thyme
Chicken With Lemon and Thyme

Chicken Breast With Lemon and Thyme

Simple and delicious, this Chicken Breast With Lemon and Thyme recipe makes a wonderful summer supper.

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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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Fascinating Hummingbird Facts
Fun Facts About Hummers!

Fascinating Hummingbird Facts
Many hummingbirds are migrating! Learn some fun facts about hummingbirds as well as ways to attract these pollinators to your home or school garden. These tiny, truly remarkable creatures are all-American birds. Did you know hummers do not flap their wings? Enjoy these fascinating...

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