Full Worm Moon, Peas for St. Pat's, DST reminder

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 10, 2017

The little white clouds are racing over the sky,    

And the fields are strewn with the gold of the flower of March,    

The daffodil breaks under foot, and the tasseled larch

Sways and swings as the thrush goes hurrying by.

–Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

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old farmers almanac garden guide

 
Why Join (or Start) a Community Garden?
Why Join (or Start) a Community Garden?

Join (or start) a community garden! There are so many benefits beyond the camaraderie. Gardening alongside neighbors opens a world of possibilities.
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Almanac 1792 Suncatcher

Each piece is individually pressed, resulting in subtle variations that reflect the handmade art of traditional glass-making. These are large honey amber suncatchers that measure over 4 inches across. Made in the USA from recycled bottles.

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Peas
Peas

Peas are one of the first crops we plant in the spring. The taste of garden-grown peas is nothing like what you find in grocery stores; they are nature’s candy off the vine. Plant peas as soon as the ground can be worked—even if snow falls afterwards. Here’s our complete guide to planting, growing...
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Tick Removal Tool

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. Sold as 3-pack for spares and sharing.

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Cabbage
Cabbage

Traditionally, cabbage seeds were planted on St. Patrick’s Day in northern zones. Old-time farmers believed that to make them grow well, you needed to plant them while wearing your nightclothes! Here’s our Cabbage Growing Guide with instructions on how to plant and grow this hardy, leafy vegetable—...
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Almanac Garden Hod

Born of pure ingenuity, the Garden Hod reflects the very best of farmers’ long tradition of craftsmanship and utility. It was designed as a harvest basket, but can be used for everything from a picnic basket to a knitting basket.

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Full Moon for March 2021
Full Moon for March 2021

March’s full Worm Moon arrives on Sunday, March 28! Here’s all you need to know about the full Worm Moon—including why it has such an odd name.
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Spruce Soy Wax Candles

Makes a great gift! These eye-catching candles come in a beautiful gift box. 

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Daylight Saving Time 2021: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time 2021: When Does the Time Change?

Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at 2:00 A.M.  On Saturday evening, our clocks need to “spring forward” one hour. See details about the history of “saving daylight” and why we still observe DST today. Plus, let us know what you think!
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Cricket Garden Sculpture

Over a foot long and made of cast iron!

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