Balcony containers, raised bed plans, flourless chocolate cake

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Saturday, April 24, 2021

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April 24: Robert B. Thomas's Birthday

While the bright radient sun in centre glows,
The earth in annual motion round it goes;
At the same time on its own axis reels,
And gives us change of seasons as it wheel
s.

[The above verse appeared on the title page of Vol. 1, No. 1 (1793) of this Almanac.]
 

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10 Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
10 Tips for Starting a Balcony Garden
How do you start a garden in an apartment or condo? If you have access to a balcony, rooftop, terrace, or patio, you can grow a wide range of veggies, herbs, perennials, flowers, and vines in containers.
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Best Natural Fertilizer on Earth!

Chicken Soup for the Soil® is 100% toxin free and includes all the elements in the periodic table. Higher Quality Fruit and Veggies with More Color & More Flavor. Will not wash out of soil.

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Raised Bed Vegetable Garden Layouts
Raised Bed Vegetable Garden Layouts
Interested in a growing food in a raised garden bed? Here are raised garden bed plans and layouts to inspire you!
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Colorful measuring and serving spoons!

Add a splash of warming color to your kitchen with the Baltique™ Marrakesh Collection Spoons. These eye-catching utensils are masterfully crafted from layers of colored birched wood to create a gorgeous color array. 

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The Life and Times of Robert B. Thomas
The Life and Times of Robert B. Thomas
The founder of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Robert B. Thomas, was born on April 24, 1766. He founded The Old Farmer’s Almanac in 1792, when George Washington was president. Here’s a small glimpse into the man and his time. 
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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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Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cake
Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cake

This Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cake is divine.

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Click to read the full "Ode to a Cow"!

The “Ode to a Cow” was originally printed in The 1936 Old Farmer’s Almanac. Its inspirational advice reminds us to take a pause in our busy lives. Plus, it’s a quality sign made in America!

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Which Plastics Are Recyclable By Number?
Which Plastics Are Recyclable By Number?
This plastics identification chart should make recycling and sorting your plastic a little easier. It also shows some of the common plastic items in a home that are likely to leak chemicals into our food and bodies, so that you know which plastics are safe and...
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Wondering about the date and significance of the Super Pink Moon?

Celebrate April’s Super Pink Moon with our 2021 Moon Calendar! This calendar will answer all your questions with fascinating lunar facts and moonlit folklore!

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