Rhododendron, Ramadan begins, fried dandelion blossoms

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 12, 2021

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The grass of spring covers the prairies,
The bean bursts noiselessly through the mould in the garden,
The delicate spear of the onion pierces upward,
The apple-buds cluster together on the apple-branches
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–Walt Whitman (1819–92)

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Almanac 2021 Calendars
 
Rhododendrons and Azaleas
Rhododendrons and Azaleas
Rhododendrons and azaleas, both from the genus Rhododendron, have long been mainstays of late spring because of their spectacular clusters of showy blooms—plus, large green leaves that often stay green through winter.
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Powerwash For Your Insides

What if you could restore your gut health with one simple fix According to one doctor in California there may be a way. In fact, he believes it’s so powerful that it could be like a “power wash” for your insides.

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Flower Garden Plans | Flower Bed Designs
Flower Garden Plans | Flower Bed Designs
Plan a beautiful perennial flower garden! Flowers not only add beauty to our lives and our landscapes but also lift our spirits and improve our well-being. Here are five of our favorite flower garden layouts, designed by Almanac readers, plus a gorgeous video of our perennial flower bed.
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Tell the temperature with this retro thermometer!

This thermometer is designed to resemble a vintage advertising thermometer! Handmade in the USA from steel, this thermometer will be a welcome tool to check the temperature outside so you can get outside!

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Ramadan 2021: When Is Ramadan?
Ramadan 2021: When Is Ramadan?
The holy month of Ramadan begins in the evening of Monday, April 12, 2021. Learn about how—and why—Ramadan is observed.
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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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Fried Dandelion Blossoms
Fried Dandelion Blossoms

Before you rid your lawn of dandelions, harvest a few and try these yummy Fried Dandelion Blossoms.

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How can writing my grocery list be a little more fun?

These magnetic paper list notepads bring delightful country charm into your home! Easily take notes on these helpful notepads.

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Chicken Coop Design Considerations
Chicken Coop Design Considerations
There is no one perfect chicken coop design for a small backyard flock, but whether you are building your own coop, repurposing a garden shed or kids’ playhouse, or shopping for a pre-made structure, there are several things to look for and take into consideration when making your choice.
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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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