Grow okra, build a chicken coop, flowers for bees!

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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Blossom of the almond trees,
April's gift to April's bees,
Birthday ornament of spring,
Flora's fairest daughterling.

–Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
The Best Flowers for Bees
The Best Flowers for Bees

By now, you are probably aware that about one-third of our food supply depends on native bees. It would be a fruitless harvest without their help! Here’s a list of flowers that provide food for bees when they need it most—and also provide us with good food, flowers, and medicine!
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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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Okra
Okra

Okra is traditionally a southern U.S. plant that thrives in warm weather. Here’s how to grow okra plants in your own garden!
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3 Breakfast Mistakes Linked To Weight Gain (#2 Will Surprise You)

The common belief is the timing of when you eat in the morning is everything when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, however, this is simply not true. It’s important to understand that the type of food you eat is what allows you to have more energy, sharper focus, healthier weight, smoother skin, and better digestion. Americans are learning what they thought was a “healthy breakfast”, is actually leading to their poor digestion and weight gain. Watch The Video.

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Lemon Soufflé Pancakes
Lemon Soufflé Pancakes

These airy Lemon Soufflé Pancakes are fantastic.

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Wind chimes with melodic sounds!

Complete with intricate designs and melodic chimes, these wind chimes are sure to add peace and tranquility to your outdoor space!
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100 Ways to Avoid Dying
100 Ways to Avoid Dying

“Don’t let a lizard count your teeth.” Discover 100 ways to avoid dying—without giving up any of the stuff you really like to do or eat, according to age-old folklore. (None of these “surefire” ways was made up!)
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How can I keep my floors sparkly clean?

Great for dusting tile, laminates, marble and hard wood floors! This convenient household-size, multi-colored wool dust mop is the perfect tool for keeping your floors shiny this winter!

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Raising Chickens 101: How to Build a Chicken Coop
Raising Chickens 101: How to Build a Chicken Coop

Keeping backyard chickens is a fun and exciting experience. One of the biggest considerations to make when keeping backyard chickens, though, is the chicken coop itself. There are a few different housing options for backyard chickens. Here are a few key things to know before building a chicken coop.
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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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