German pancakes, growing carrots, 10 essential garden tools

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Gladness is born of the April weather,
And the heart is as light as a wind-tossed feather.
Who could be sad on a day like this?
The care that vexed us no longer is
.

–Eben Eugene Rexford (1848–1916)

April 13: Thomas Jefferson's Birthday

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Carrots
Carrots
Garden-grown carrots are full of flavor and texture! They are a popular, long-lasting root vegetable that can be grown in many climates. Learn all about planting, growing, and harvesting carrots.
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LOOKING FOR AMERICAN-MADE GIFTS?

Look no more, North Country Wind Bells® has been creating quality-made wind bells in the state of Maine since 1975. With 6 collections, 67 melodies and over 100 personalizing options, you can find that perfect American-Made gift.

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What Gardening Tools Do You Need?
What Gardening Tools Do You Need?
What tools do you need for vegetable gardening? Luckily, it doesn’t take much! There are some tools and supplies that can make gardening a lot simpler, though. Here’s an overview of our 10 most trusty gardening tools—as well as some tips on how to care for them.
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Feeling Old? Do This Once A Day And Watch What Happens

 

Researchers have found a new at home test that you can do right now in your seat that can help predict future health and longevity. It’s a very simple test and only take a couple minutes to do. Click Here To Find Out Now >>

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German Pancakes
German Pancakes

Treat yourself to some delightful German Pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or brunch.

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Easy starter kits for your vegetable garden!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Heirloom Vegetable Garden Starter Kit includes 10 of our most popular vegetable seed packets, plus a bonus packet of Petite Mixture Marigold seeds for companion planting! Get going on your vegetable garden with the over 7,000 seeds in this kit!

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Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
How old is your dog in human years? We used to simply multiply a dog’s age by seven. However, this calculation isn’t so cut-and-dried. See our dog age calculator and chart to discover your dog’s age.
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Delightful matchboxes - beauty in the little things!

Treat yourself to delightful matchboxes from The Old Farmer’s Store! Each box contains approximately 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips, and pulling them out of your drawer feels like finding a little treasure!

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15 Uses for Coffee and Coffee Grounds
15 Uses for Coffee and Coffee Grounds
I’ll admit to a lifelong coffee addiction. Fortunately, coffee grounds and leftover coffee have so many household uses—plus, why waste daily grounds? From the garden to house to health, discover the great uses around the house and garden. Here are 15 uses for coffee to get you ...
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Where can I get weather forecasts and planting dates for spring?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is your trusty companion for spring! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac is sure to help you plant by the Moon’s phases, get scrumptious vegetables growing, look out for storms, and more!

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