Hardening off plants, hummingbirds returning, chicken salads

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, April 27, 2021

april-poem

O moon of to-night 
Let me rest my head on you
And hear my life sing.

–Lewis Grandison Alexander (1900–45)

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How to Harden Off Plants
“Hardening off” is the process of getting your indoor-grown seedlings accustomed to life outdoors. Find out how to move your young plants to the garden safely—and without stalling their growth!
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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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How to Make Organic Plant Fertilizer at Home
How to Make Organic Plant Fertilizer at Home
You can make your own all-purpose, organic plant fertilizer at home—with just weeds and water. Does it sound strange to make plant fertilizer by using other plants? That’s how nature works! Here’s my simple recipe for DIY organic fertilizer—without using chemicals or animal waste—right from your ...
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3 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Giving You

According to Dr. Marty Goldstein, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs.

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Fascinating Hummingbird Facts
Fascinating Hummingbird Facts
Many hummingbirds are migrating! Learn some fun facts about hummingbirds—how much these tiny birds weigh, whether they can really see red, and what types you’ll see where you live. Did you know hummers do not flap their wings? Enjoy these fascinating hummingbird facts.
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What's the best way to get rid of weeds in my garden?

Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal tool that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion. It’s essentially a long sturdy drill bit for your drill (drill not included). There’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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10 Best Chicken Salad Recipes
10 Best Chicken Salad Recipes
Everyone has their favorite chicken salad. Do you prefer the traditional chicken salad with mayonnaise or perhaps a cider vinegar base? How about a curry chicken salad or a blue cheese remix? Here are 10 different chicken salad recipes to suit your taste buds and your mood. Try them all!
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What's the best tote bag for the farmers' market?

Honor the tradition of the Almanac and show support for local farmers with the Almanac Tote Bag!

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Stain Removal: How to Get Stains Out of Clothes
Stain Removal: How to Get Stains Out of Clothes
The best stain remover can sometimes be found right in your home, so check out these tips for stains and stain removal. Whether it’s oil or grease, ink, blood, food, wax, mildew, grass, or lipstick—we’ve got you covered!
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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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