Carrot cupcakes, dyeing eggs, herb companions

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 31, 2021

vernal-hue
Again rejoicing Nature sees
Her robe assume its vernal hues,
Her leafy locks wave in the breeze,
All freshly steep'd in morning dews.
–Robert Burns (1759–96)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Growing Herbs in the Garden
Growing Herbs in the Garden

Growing herbs in containers or a small space is so easy—and who likes paying for a package of herbs from the grocery store every time you need a few sprigs or leaves? See the best way to grow herbs, which herbs to plant for a beginner, and a few handy gardening tips.
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No Water, Just Clean, Quiet, And Simple!

If you need a place to “go” but it’s difficult and too expensive to install a waste system, this toilet is easy to install almost anywhere.

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Companion Planting With Herbs
Companion Planting With Herbs

Learn about companion planting with herbs! Here are our favorite culinary herbs for the garden—and the kitchen. Find out which herbs and vegetables grow well together, which herbs to plant together, and which herbs go with which foods. Plus, see how to make a culinary herb wreath!
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How To: Get Rid Of Deep Fat From Your Belly

Millions of Americans suffer from deep fat. Researchers have now found out the reason why. It turns out there is a master switch that controls when the cells turn into energy and when they turn into fat. Learn how to flip the master switch right now.

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Carrot Cupcakes with Cream-Cheese Frosting
Carrot Cupcakes with Cream-Cheese Frosting

Our Carrot Cupcakes With Cream-Cheese Frosting are a popular twist on regular carrot cake. Try these carrot cupcakes for a spring treat. Great for Easter, too!

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What's trending for 2021 gardens?

Find out in The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Guide! Learn more about staying on top of 2021 gardening trends like sharing your prizewinning vegetables over Instagram and creating gorgeous foliage bouquets!

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How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally
How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally

Try dyeing eggs the old-fashioned way—with spices, food, and plants! It turns out that your own kitchen and nature can provide all you need. It’s fun and something different to try. Note: You’ll want to dye these eggs at least one day in advance for vivid colors.
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Get your garden going with the world's #1 Garden Planner!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner is an easy-to-use online program that helps you plan your garden! Whether you want to create a garden for vegetables, a kitchen garden for herbs, or a beautiful flower garden, our Garden Planner will help you find the best layout for your space—plus provide all your planting and harvesting dates!

 

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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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How can I learn to cook with fresh, all-natural foods?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook is a collection of more than 120 classic mouthwatering recipes for every season! Make the most of your harvest with easy-to-follow recipes using sustainable produce!

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