Earth Day ideas for tomorrow, Lyrids peaking, aphids!

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

earth
Summer, fall, winter, spring,
The seasons rotate as each brings
Its special beauty to this Earth of ours.
Winter's snow and summer's flowers;
Frozen rivers will flow come spring,
There is a renewal of everything.

–Edna Frohock (1906–97)

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Earth Day 2021
Earth Day 2021
Every April 22, we celebrate Earth Day! Whether it’s a walk through the woods, picking up litter (while walking!), or buying more Earth-friendly products, here are 10 ways that you can help to care for your planet—plus some absolutely beautiful poetic verse to inspire you!
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Have a boat or a cabin and need a place to go?

Problem solved with an electric incinerating toilet. INCINOLET is clean, quiet, and best of all - simple!

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Meteor Shower Calendar 2021: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
Meteor Shower Calendar 2021: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
Get ready for summer’s shooting stars! When’s the next meteor shower? Our Meteor Shower Calendar for 2021 has the dates, best time to view, number per hour, point of origin, and associated comet—plus, viewing tips!
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How To: Get Rid Of Deep Fat From Your Belly

Millions of Americans suffer from deep fat. Researchers have now found out the reason why. It turns out there is a master switch that controls when the cells turn into energy and when they turn into fat. Learn how to flip the master switch right now.

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Aphids
Aphids
What are those little green bugs on your plants? They’re probably aphids! Here are our best tips on how to identify and control aphids in the garden.
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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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Farmhouse White Bread
Farmhouse White Bread

The milk in this Farmhouse White Bread recipe not only adds protein and minerals, but also creates a tender, spongy texture and a golden crust.

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Where can I find easy baking recipes?

Best Home Baking features more than 100 recipes that have earned the highest marks from the judges at baking competitions. In addition, Blue Ribbon Tips appear throughout the book, offering advice on how to bake winners. Enjoy delicious baked goods every day!

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Recycling for a More Productive Vegetable Garden
Recycling for a More Productive Vegetable Garden
By recycling or repurposing garden items, you can make something out of nothing—and also garden for less. Here are a few ideas to re-use so-called “useless materials” and breathe new life into the old! (Article text included.)
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How can I gather fruits and veggies easily?

Born of pure ingenuity, The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Hod reflects the very best of farmers’ long tradition of functional art, craftsmanship, and utility. Fill your Garden Hod with your scrumptious harvest and easily wash your fruits and veggies!

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