Growing basil, bean teepees, groundhogs, flatbread recipes

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

Daily Newsletter for Monday, May 3, 2021

garden

Whoever makes a garden
Has never worked alone;
the rain has always found it,
The sun has always known.
–Douglas Malloch (1877–1938)

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Almanac Gardening Club
 
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How Build a Green Bean Teepee and Other Ways to Support Beans
Bean teepees are easy to make and will provide support for pole beans or even climbing peas. We’ll show you how to make a bean teepee as well as 4 other ways of creating supports for climbing beans so you can pick the best system for maximum harvests.
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This Simple Skin Fix May Surprise You

If you’ve ever struggled with dry skin, rashes, age spots, or wrinkles… please pay close attention. You see: scientists have discovered the root cause of 93% of all skin problems – and it’s NOT what you think. In fact… They’ve discovered a 2-minute home remedy for more youthful skin…

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Basil
Basil
Basil is a warm-weather, fragrant herb that tastes great in many dishes—including the beloved homemade pesto! Plant seeds or transplants after all danger of frost has passed and soil is warm, and it will yield an abundant harvest within weeks. Keep harvesting the leaves to keep the...
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Tell the temperature with this retro thermometer!

This thermometer is designed to resemble a vintage advertising thermometer! Handmade in the USA from steel, this thermometer will be a welcome tool to check the temperature outside so you can get outside!

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Why More Gardeners Are Growing Native Plants
Why More Gardeners Are Growing Native Plants
Native plants are the best choice for both a low-maintenance and sustainable landscape. Learn more about why native plants are so important for your garden, get a list of common plants that are native to the United States and Canada, and 10 tips on landscaping with native plants.
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Where can I find cozy and fun socks?

Check out our wide selection of fun socks with witty sayings and clever illustrations!

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How to Make Flatbread: Two Recipes
How to Make Flatbread: Two Recipes
Flat out of cheap, fast, and healthy menu ideas?  I’ll tell you how to make flatbreads. They’re fun, use less flour, and make it easy to pile on the vegetables and fresh ingredients! See two flatbread recipes.
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What is my guide to spring weather and gardening?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is your trusty companion for spring! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac is sure to help you plant by the Moon’s phases, get scrumptious vegetables growing, look out for storms, and more!

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Groundhogs
Groundhogs
Do you have trouble with these burrowing pests? Here are tips for identifying and getting rid of groundhogs in your yard and garden.
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Beautiful and lightly scented drawer liners!

These lovely drawer liners are perfect for your drawers, cabinets, and shelves. 

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