Planting zinnias, 10-minute fitness!, robin sounds

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, May 16, 2020


Sing me a song of idle days,
When Spring is Queen over woods and ways
–Francis W. Bourdillon (1852–1921)

Digital Garden Guide
Planting Zinnias

Zinnias are one of the easiest flowers to grow, as they grow quickly and bloom heavily. Zinnia flowers can create a massive burst of color in your garden, so consider trying them this year!


Best Natural Fertilizer On Earth!

Chicken Soup for the Soil® is 100% toxin free and includes all the elements in the periodic table. Higher quality fruits and vegetables. Will not wash out of soil.
Robin Bird Sounds

Bird Sounds: American Robin
The American Robin is one of North America’s most common and beloved songbirds. Take a listen to their cheery song and learn more about the quintessential “early bird.”
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.
What It Takes to Be a Star!

What are Stars: Stellar Star Facts for Kids!
More than 100 billion stars exist in our galaxy, yet on a clear night only about 3,000 of them are visible to the naked eye. Here are some more illuminating facts about stars!
Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.
Only 7 Ingredients!

Maple Teriyaki Chicken

Our Maple Teriyaki Chicken adds a hint of maple to mellow the sweet-sour flavor of teriyaki. For party food, prepare recipe using chicken wings.


10-Minute Workouts

10-Minute Workouts That Deliver Health Benefits!
Take a break and try one of these 10-minute workouts at home. A growing body of research suggests that sneaking in one or several 10-minute bouts of exercise can deliver impressive health and fitness benefits.
The Almanac Comfort Food Cookbook

A collection of more than 200 recipes that will put a big smile on your face!