Growing corn, sourdough recipes, raising bees

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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Buds are bursting in the hedges,
Leaves are stirring in the lane,
Everywhere the sap is stirring,
Love returns to life again.
–John Dennis (1657–1734)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Corn
Corn
Sweet corn is an annual crop that produces ears of yellow, white, or bi-colored kernels. A long, frost-free growing season is necessary for growing corn. Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest corn in your home garden!
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Don Pablo Bourbon Infused Coffee

Our Specialty Coffee is soaked in fine Kentucky Bourbon for several days, then dried and roasted Golden Blonde to perfection. The resulting taste is a perfect balance of Bourbon and coffee flavors, without the alcohol. Click below.

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Spring-Cleaning the Garden | Which Plants Survived?
Spring-Cleaning the Garden | Which Plants Survived?
What are you doing in the garden this time of year? I’m weeding asparagus beds, dealing with voles, caring for peonies, and seeing which plants from last season survived!
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Cardiologist Warns: Throw Out Your Probiotics Now

If you’re planning to, or are already taking probiotics and dealing with bloating, constipation, weight gain, or even brain fog, then read this immediately! Probiotics add good bacteria to your stomach, however they may only help temporarily. Most Americans have more bad bacteria than good bacteria, which can cause weight gain, junk food cravings, and even an extended belly. There is one food that feeds good bacteria and makes them take over bad bacteria, so click here to find out this one food.

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Sourdough Starters and Recipes
Sourdough Starters and Recipes
How about trying your hand at making a sourdough starter from scratch?! Here’s a little history about this age-old pastime along with a no-yeast sourdough recipe (wild yeast) as well as commercial yeast recipes. Plus, find easy recipes for using...
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Useful bookmarks made in Vermont!

These convenient bookmarks make wonderful keepsakes. Their thinness allows readers to use the markers without worrying about breaking the book’s binding. 

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Beekeeping 101: Planning for Honey Bees
Beekeeping 101: Planning for Honey Bees
If you’ve decided to move forward with raising bees, let’s get down to business: Know beekeeping rules and regulations, choose the right location for your hives, and make sure you have the right habitat.  Here are answers to your practical questions.
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Get out to the market with delightful tote bags!

Double-sided market totes perfect for all your shopping needs! These tote bags of durable canvas will easily transport all your fresh fruits and veggies!

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Having a Cow, Meeting of the Board, and More Humor
Having a Cow, Meeting of the Board, and More Humor
It’s time for another edition of “Humor Me” from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Read at your own risk!
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"Live like someone left the gate open" with these fun socks!

These colorfully printed socks will brighten your days with dancing cows making the most of life outside the gates! 

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