Bee houses, when to prune hydrangeas, springtime recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 24, 2021

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Don't say that spring has come until you can put your foot on nine daisies
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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Bee Houses for Native Solitary Bees
Bee Houses for Native Solitary Bees
Build a native bee house to enjoy more blooms and greater harvests! Similar to bird houses, bee houses are meant to increase the pollination of your garden plants by the super-pollinating solitary bees, such as mason bees and leafcutter bees. Learn more here.
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Don Pablo Bourbon Infused Coffee

Our Specialty Coffee is soaked in fine Kentucky Bourbon for several days, then dried and roasted Golden Blonde to perfection. The resulting taste is a perfect balance of Bourbon and coffee flavors, without the alcohol. Click below.

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When to Prune Different Kinds of Hydrangeas
When to Prune Different Kinds of Hydrangeas
When do you prune your hydrangeas? Well, it depends on the variety. Yes, we know that sounds tricky but it’s not if you consult our handy cheat sheet to figure out the best time to prune. We’ve included photos in case you’re not sure which hydrangea you have. 
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If Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Everyday)

If you have noticed your dog having lower energy, redness inside the ears, bad breath, or their poop smells very bad then these could be warning signs of something serious.   Click here to find out right now if your dog is affected.

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What on Earth is Epact?
What on Earth is Epact?
Here’s a little something deliciously arcane for those who long for the “simplicity” of life before computers. Listed in the Astronomical Glossary of The Old Farmer’s Almanac is the word Epact, expressed as a number from 1 to 30. What is epact? It all goes back to the...
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Add charming sculptures to your garden!

Lifelike and detailed, these sculptures are showstoppers! They make perfect gifts or are a great way to treat yourself to some new garden decor for spring!

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Spring Recipes: Make the Most of Food in Season!
Spring Recipes: Make the Most of Food in Season!
Celebrate spring! Look for these seasonal ingredients showing up in your local market or garden—asparagus, peas, rhubarb, and even fiddleheads and dandelion blossoms. Make these recipes to greet spring in a delightful and delicious way.
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What's the perfect gift for a guitar player?

The Guitar Pewter Keyring is the perfect accessory for your favorite musician. Spice up your set of keys with this keyring handcrafted in Middlebury, Vermont!

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Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress
Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress
Herbs and natural remedies can help calm anxiety and stress. Here’s a list of ways to relieve anxiety naturally.
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Brighten up your kitchen with the Magnolia Kitchen Towel!

The bold floral print of this dish towel is a perfect kitchen accent! Bring your beautiful garden inside with the colorful magnolia print on this classic cotton towel.

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