Nature's signs to plant, landscaping, onions

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 17, 2017

March is a boisterous fellow,
And undeterred by fear,
With many pranks proclaims himself
The tomboy of the year
!  
Unknown 

Friday, March 17, 2017
76th day of the year


Rob Lowe (actor) was born on this day in 1964.
Oleg Cassini (fashion designer who created the "Jackie look," the signature wardrobe created for First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the early 1960s) died on this day in 2006.


 

old farmers almanac garden guide

 
Garden and Landscape Design

Landscape Design: Ideas and Advice for Beginners
Do you want to improve the landscape design of your yard and property? Here are some tips for coming up with a design plan and getting started.
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Tree of Life Light-Reflective Wall Art

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
 
Reading Nature's Signs

Phenology in the Garden: Planting by Nature's Signs
For centuries, gardeners took their cues for planting times from nature—a technique called phenology. See how seasonal signs can tell you which chores to do in the garden!
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Solar-Powered Decorative Lighting

By day, these are an artful addition to the garden. By night, they impress with a stunning display of color and light. Check out our large selection.
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$26.99-$41.99
 
Which Onions to Sow?

Growing Onions
Even though onions are cheap enough to buy by the bagful, for the greatest variety, you have to grow your own—and it’s not difficult to do. Here are some onion planting, growing, and harvesting tips!
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Easy and Safe Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

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. 
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$16.95
 
Live Telescope Show!

First Day of Spring 2020: The Spring Equinox
In 2020, the spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) falls on Thursday, March 19. This event marks the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Before you try to balance that egg, read this!
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Solar Firefly Lantern

Cute-as-a-bug solar-powered Firefly Lanterns animate your outdoor space. These adorable bugs are created with sculpted metal and hand-painted with a metallic finish. During the day, these oversized lightbulb lanterns add a burst of color to your landscape. At night, the LED string lights inside light up like a firefly. 
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$24.99
 
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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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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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$49.95