Easy perennial flowers, springcasting, poor man's cake

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Near the end of April
Twenty Mays have met,
And half a word and half a dream 
Remember and forget.

–William Stanley Braithwaite (1878–1962)

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Easy Perennial Flowers for Beginners to Plant
Perennials are the foundation of any flower garden! See our list of easy, no-fuss perennials that are especially perfect for the beginner gardener, with an emphasis on native plants. Bring beautiful blooms to your garden—year after year!
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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 is Springcasting?
What is Springcasting?
Springcasting is a way to predict and track the progress of spring across the continent. It’s always a challenge to know when to plant your garden each year. Knowing when different local plants—such as dogwood and lilac—leaf out and blossom is the natural way to determine when to...
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3 Dangerous Ingredients You're Feeding Your Dog

Are you harming your dog by feeding them the wrong food? There are 3 dangerous ingredients that no dog should ever eat, and if you are giving them to your dog then you might be slowly harming it.

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What Is a Supermoon?
What Is a Supermoon?
There are two supermoons in 2021—and the next one is Wednesday morning, May 26, 2021 at 7:14 a.m. EDT. The Moon will appear full both Tuesday and Wednesday night. What is a supermoon? We agree that it’s a catchy word and anything that encourages us to explore the night sky is positive—but let’s...
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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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Poor Man's Cake
Poor Man's Cake

Why do we call this recipe Poor Man’s Cake? It’s a vintage cake recipe created during the Depression Era during the 1930s.

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How can I keep my floors sparkly clean?

Great for dusting tile, laminates, marble and hard wood floors! This convenient household-size, multi-colored wool dust mop is the perfect tool for keeping your floors shiny!

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Eating Weeds: Why Not?
Eating Weeds: Why Not?
In the spring, I venture into fields, looking for signs of the first wild foods of spring. Yes, I have long foraged for dandelions and edible “weeds” which many people consider a nuisance. Here’s why I eat weeds.
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Wind chimes with melodic sounds!
Complete with intricate designs and melodic chimes, these wind chimes are sure to add peace and tranquility to your outdoor space!
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