Happy Easter!, peace lilies, eggs and eggshells

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, April 4, 2021

Easter-blossom
'Twas Easter-Sunday.
The full-blossomed trees
Filled all the air with
Fragrance and with joy.

–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82)

April 4: Easter Sunday

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Peace Lilies
Peace Lilies

Peace lilies are one of the most common houseplants because they’re fairly easy to grow and beautiful, too! Here’s everything you need to know about caring for a peace lily in your home.
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What's the best way to get rid of weeds in my garden?

Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal tool that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion. It’s essentially a long sturdy drill bit for your drill (drill not included). There’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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Night Sky for April 2021
Night Sky for April 2021

Here’s the April 2021 guide to the night sky! From April 15 to 17, use the crescent Moon to spot Mars. Earth Day brings a meteor shower. And the month ends with the first of two Supermoons this year! See Bob Berman’s highlights and viewing tips.
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Dazzling garden stakes available now!

Fun and fancy combine with functional to create these special garden stakes! Treat yourself to a lovely addition to your dream garden! 
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Asparagus Frittata
Asparagus Frittata

This Asparagus Frittata is a wonderful way to make a few simple ingredients go a long way.

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Treat yourself to a delightful dragonfly purse!

This delightful crossbody bag has a small front pocket adorned with a beautiful dragonfly design. It also includes an adjustable strap - use it as a purse, a crossbody bag, or even a pouch! Plus, it perfectly fits your cell phone!

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Fun Facts About Easter For Kids
Fun Facts About Easter For Kids

Do you wonder why we celebrate Easter? Why we dye eggs on Easter? Why is there an Easter bunny? Find out some fun Easter facts from The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids!
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Where can I find easy baking recipes?

Best Home Baking features more than 100 recipes that have earned the highest marks from the judges at baking competitions. In addition, Blue Ribbon Tips appear throughout the book, offering advice on how to bake winners. Enjoy delicious baked goods every day!

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Egg-cellent Uses for Eggshells
Egg-cellent Uses for Eggshells

Let’s talk about eggs—why they’re incredible, the misperceptions, the safety issues, and those amazing eggshells. That’s right.  Don’t throw out the shells! Here are a half-dozen “egg-cellent” uses in the home and garden. 
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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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