Fiddlehead soup, easiest perennials, green bean teepee, birthday finder

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, May 15, 2020

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Then came fair May, the fairest maid on ground,
Decked all with dainties of her season's pride,
And throwing flowers out of her lap around:
Upon two brethrens' shoulders she did ride,
The twins of Leda, which on either side
Supported her like to their sovereign Queen
.
–Edmund Spenser (1522–99)

 
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Fiddleheads Soup Recipe

Cream of Fiddleheads Soup

Early spring means fiddleheads! These are the young, tightly curled fronds of the ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris). If you can’t find fiddleheads, you could try this soup with sliced fresh asparagus, but we urge you to try and hunt down these delightful tender plants of spring if you can!

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Best Herbs for Tea

Best Herbs for Tea | Herbal Tea Recipes
Got allergies? Why not try herbs for a healing cup of tea? Not only do most herbs grow well throughout the country, but also many calm and soothe those bothersome symptoms. Discover which herbs make a truly flavorful tea. 
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

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Easiest Perennials to Grow

Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Discover easy perennial flowers that are great for beginners, bringing beautiful blooms to your garden—year after year. This year, we’ve also added a few 2020 highlights. Now get out there and plant flowers to bring you color and calm this year!
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This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
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Build a Green Bean Teepee

How Build a Green Bean Teepee
Bean teepees are easy to make and will provide support for pole beans or even climbing peas. The rounded shape of a teepee makes it sturdy enough to stand up to the wind, so this is a great choice of support if you have an exposed garden.
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What Happened on Your Bday?

Birthday Finder
Many readers ask The Old Farmer’s Almanac what happened on their birthday–or the birthday of a loved one..
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