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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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Cream of Fiddleheads Soup
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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How To Remove Dark Spots (Do This)

A common misconception that many people have are that dark skin spots are caused by the sun, when in fact they are actually signs of advanced aging.  Dr. Gundry has a special at home method that you can use in her home to help reduce dark spots, age spots, and uneven skin tones. Watch The Video

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How to Make Herbal Tea
How to Make Herbal Tea
Discover the best herbs for tea and how to make a good, flavorful cup of herbal tea! Not only do herbal teas offer a wide variety of flavors—from mint to chamomile—but also some herbal teas provide health benefits, including allergy relief. See 10 herbs for tea.
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.

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Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Perennials are the foundation of any flower garden! See our list of easy, no-fuss perennials that are especially perfect for the beginner gardener, with an emphasis on native plants. Bring beautiful blooms to your garden—year after year!
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Support Your Local Farmers Tote Bag
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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How Build a Green Bean Teepee and Other Ways to Support Beans
Bean teepees are easy to make and will provide support for pole beans or even climbing peas. We’ll show you how to make a bean teepee as well as 4 other ways of creating supports for climbing beans so you can pick the best system for maximum harvests.
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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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Birthday Finder
Birthday Finder
Many readers ask The Old Farmer’s Almanac what happened on their birthday–or the birthday of a loved one.. To help out, we’ve put together an everything-birthdays page! Find fun birthday facts, birthday history, folklore, and more!
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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

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

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