Wisteria, lettuce guide, raising baby chicks!

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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The bluebird knows it is April, and soars toward the Sun and sings.
–Eben Eugene Rexford (1848–1916)

Hear the sweet sound of the bluebird!

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Wisteria
Wisteria
Wisteria blooms vigorously in spring, producing clusters of lilac-color flowers on new growth, which in turn emerges from spurs off the main shoots. When this gorgeous vine finishes flowering (often in June), it’s time to prune! See more about caring for wisteria, from planting to pruning in our...
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How To Grow Microgreens - Step By Step Instructions

Microgreens are quick and easy to grow. They are ready to harvest typically within two weeks. Follow our step by step instructions for growing success.

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Lettuce
Lettuce
Lettuce is one of our favorite garden greens because it is far superior—in both taste and vitamin A content—to the store-bought alternative! Plant in the spring, starting two weeks before frost. In fall, start sowing again eight weeks before the fall frost. 
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Actress Reveals the “Bathroom Trick” That Made Her Feel Years Younger

When Maggie first revealed this “bathroom trick” on her website earlier this month, some were understandably skeptical. To her amazement, she says her stomach “deflated,” her mood improved, and her energy skyrocketed — all in a matter of days. Click Here For Instructions.

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Crop Rotation Chart for Small Vegetable Garden
Crop Rotation Chart for Small Vegetable Garden
Even if you grow a small vegetable garden, it’s smart to arrange your crops to avoid pests and problems. See an easy four-bed crop rotation chart for any small-space gardener.
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What's a great organic fertilizer for my veggies?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Tomato & Vegetable Plant Food is an OMRI-listed granular fertilizer for robust tomatoes, vegetables, fruit, herbs, trees and shrubs! Promotes vigorous plant growth with abundant fruit and vegetable yields!

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Raising Chickens 101: How to Raise Baby Chickens
Raising Chickens 101: How to Raise Baby Chickens
Want to learn how to raise chicks? Here’s a beginner’s guide to bringing up baby, from purchasing baby chickens to keeping a happy coop.
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Get a fun game going with these beautiful cards!

Beautiful vintage French illustrations! This standard deck of playing cards features lovely vegetables on each card. Explore more fun card decks!

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