Winter is almost over! March into spring with these fun facts, folklore, proverbs, and advice from The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2014 Engagement Calendar!
March into Spring
March 3: Sunflower seeds are a good source of magnesium.
March 6: For fluffy omelets, add a teaspoon of cornstarch while beating the eggs.
March 9: Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 A.M. Time flies, whether you’re having fun or not.
March 11: After eating acidic foods, which soften tooth enamel, wait at least 20 minutes before brushing your teeth.
March 14: If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
March 16: Full Worm Moon
Q: What is Camelot famous for? A: Its knight life.
March 20: Soak daffodils in a separate container for 24 hours and do not recut before adding them to a case of tulips.
March 22: To condition hair, combine 2 tablespoons of honey with one mashed avocado. Apply to the scalp, wait for 20 minutes, and then rinse.
March 27: Three billion tons of dust is blown around the world annually.
March 28: For good luck, hang garlic bulbs on the mantel.
March 29: In ancient times, people believed that bad odors caused rain.
March 31: Give your own opinion of people, but never repeat that of others. –Ladies Indispensable Assistant, 1852