Spring forecast! What's in store?

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The season comes when, from her three-month's trance,

The Earth awakens: already her deep heart

Begins to stir, and send its life abroad.

–Thomas Buchanan Read (1822–72)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
73rd day of the year


Kirby Puckett (baseball player) was born on this day in 1961.
Stephen Hawking (physicist) died on this day in 2018.


 

old farmers almanac garden guide

 
Spring Forecast for Canada

Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada
Here is our Spring 2017 Weather Outlook for Canada, courtesy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Canadian Edition.
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Sun Face Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring dramatic excitement to your garden with this extra-large kinetic wind stake featuring a 32-inch-wide Sun fan. Beautifully hand-painted metal Sun rays dazzle as the double-blade design spins in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. Video of the wind stake in action is available.
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$144.99
 
Who Was St. Patrick?

St. Patrick's Day 2020
Who was St. Patrick? Why are shamrocks a symbol of this day? Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day history, legend, and lore!
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Tree of Life Indoor/Outdoor Reflective Wall Decoration

Features intricately detailed roots, leaves, branches, and flowers over a backdrop of swirling wind. The finish is very deep and radiant.  
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$39.97
 
DIY Spring Cleaning

Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients
When it comes to spring-cleaning or any kind of housecleaning, I use an array of six admirably versatile natural cleaning products: vinegar, baking soda, lemon juice, salt, borax, wood ash.
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Balsam Fir Pillows

Balsam Fir Pillows are traditionally given as a sign of friendship, and it’s easy to see why! The pleasant smell of balsam fir will last for years and there are many designs to choose from that will complement your sofa. 
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$26.95
 
Put Cabbage at the Head!

5 Reasons You Should Eat Cabbage
If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of the vegetable world. Want beautiful skin, to lose weight, a great immune system? See five great reasons to eat (and grow) cabbage!
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Hummingbird Thermometer Stake

“Fun” and “functional” describe this special garden thermometer. A hand-painted glass hummingbird sits atop a large, easy-to-read, dial thermometer. The temperature gauge displays both Fahrenheit and Celsius.
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$24.97