Milkweed natural remedies, lovely lilacs, 6 easy smoothie recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, May 28, 2020

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The glittering leaves of the rhododendrons
Balance and vibrate in the cool air;
While in the sky above them
White clouds chase each other.

–John Gould Fletcher (1886–1950)

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Digital Garden Guide
 
Common Milkweed: Uses and Natural Remedies
Common Milkweed: Uses and Natural Remedies
Common milkweed has a long history as a natural remedy—and has many other uses, too! Plus, milkweed is the food of our beautiful monarch butterflies. Learn about this surprisingly useful native plant.
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There Is One Protein That Can Restart Your "Fat Burner", And No, It's Not Red Meat

Most Americans struggle with weight gain, junk food cravings, and even belly bloat. The blame is commonly pointed towards a bad metabolism, poor genetics, and even old age. A new breakthrough discovery shows that the real culprit is linked to one extremely common protein. Learn More >>

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Lilacs
Lilacs
Who doesn’t love lilacs? The ideal lilac shrub has about 10 canes and produces flowers at eye-level—all the better to enjoy that sweet, haunting fragrance. Learn how to take care of lilacs as well as prune at the right time.
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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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Which Trees and Shrubs Attract Birds?
Which Trees and Shrubs Attract Birds?
Which trees and shrubs attract birds? See our handy chart which lists which birds like which trees and shrubs—for both food and shelter! From cardinals to robins, you’ll see what your feathered friends find most appealing for feasting and their nests!
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2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?

A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  

 

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Growing Enough Food to Feed a Family
How big a vegetable garden do you need to feed a family? How big would your  garden need to be? How much should you plant? Let’s contemplate the possibilities!
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Garden Guide Online Edition
Enjoy instant access—from your tablet or computer! The Garden Guide’s large, full-color pages are loaded with “Purple Power” colorful choices for better health as well as general information, landscaping basics, the magic of mushrooms and easy DIY planting projects.
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6 Healthy Fruit Smoothie Recipes
6 Healthy Fruit Smoothie Recipes
Smoothies are a great and healthy way to start your day—or to enjoy as a simple snack. You can use fresh or frozen fruits. Those fruits that are just a little too ripe to enjoy are perfect to chop up and freeze so that they don’t go to waste. If you want to add some protein to your diet, you can...
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