Transplanting tips, vole control, name a star

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, April 29, 2021

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The birds around me hopped and played,
Their thoughts I cannot measure:—
But the least motion which they made
It seemed a thrill of pleasure…

–William Wordsworth (1770–1850) 

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Tips for Transplanting Seedlings
Tips for Transplanting Seedlings
Are you ready for the first big hurdle of the gardening season? Here’s how to make sure that your plant seedlings transplant successfully into the garden.
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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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Voles
Voles
Voles drive gardeners and home owners crazy! You’ll know voles by the snakelike tunnels all over your lawn. Here’s advice on how to identify, prevent, and control your vole population.
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Actress Reveals the “Bathroom Trick” That Made Her Feel Years Younger

When Maggie first revealed this “bathroom trick” on her website earlier this month, some were understandably skeptical. To her amazement, she says her stomach “deflated,” her mood improved, and her energy skyrocketed — all in a matter of days. Click Here For Instructions.

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Can You Really Name a Star?
Can You Really Name a Star?
Maybe you’ve heard those radio commercials. The announcer says, “If you’re looking for a perfect gift for that special someone … then have a star named after them!” Can you really name a star? The answer to this question is … in the eye of the beholder. Let’s see what you think. 
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How can I keep the bugs away this summer?

This handy, all-natural insect repellent keeps away ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, blackflies, yellow flies, chiggers, and other pesky, biting bugs!

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Asparagus Hummus Served With Dukkah-Spiced Pita Chips
Asparagus Hummus Served With Dukkah-Spiced Pita Chips

A springtime twist on hummus, this Asparagus Hummus recipe combines a lovely grass-green dip with fragrant, earthy, dukkah-spiced pita chips.

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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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100 Ways to Avoid Dying
100 Ways to Avoid Dying
“Don’t let a lizard count your teeth.” Discover 100 ways to avoid dying—without giving up any of the stuff you really like to do or eat, according to age-old folklore. (None of these “surefire” ways was made up!)
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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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