Wisteria, lettuce guide, raising baby chicks!

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, April 7, 2021

bluebird
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

A high-climbing vine, wisteria blooms vigorously in spring with large, drooping clusters of lilac or bluish-purple flowers. Here’s how to plant, grow, and care for wisteria in your garden!
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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 your 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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Easy Chicken Enchiladas
Easy Chicken Enchiladas

We love chicken enchiladas with cheese! They’re our go-to meal to transform chicken into something fabulous!  Easy to make, easy to clean up, and always a winner.

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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.

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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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Enjoy spring mornings with charming coffee mugs!

These lovely coffee mugs are perfect for sipping coffee or tea out on the patio, enjoying the sounds of spring birds appearing and the garden starting to bloom!

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