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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Cream of Fiddleheads Soup
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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How To Remove Dark Spots (Do This)
 
Best Herbs for Tea | Herbal Tea Recipes
Best Herbs for Tea

Best Herbs for Tea | Herbal Tea Recipes
Discover the best herbs for tea—and also 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
Easiest Perennials to Grow

Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Fall is a great time to plant perennials. 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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Support Your Local Farmers Tote Bag
 
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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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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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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook
 
Birthday Finder
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.. 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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Farmhouse Couch Pillows