Nature's signs to plant, landscaping, onions

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

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

Mia Hamm (soccer player, Olympic gold medalist) was born on this day in 1972.
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.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
It was designed to harvest and wash vegetables and fruit easily, but it has hundreds of other uses, too!

old farmers almanac garden guide

Garden and Landscape Design

Landscaping Design: Where to Start?
Would you like to improve the landscape design of your yard and property? Where do you start? 
Tree of Life Light-Reflective Wall Art

This brilliant and highly reflective metal art piece was laser-cut from rugged steel and then powder-coated for rust resistance and durability.
Reading Nature's Signs

Phenology: Planting by Nature's Signs
Follow nature’s signs when planting in the garden! For centuries, farmers took their cues for spring planting times from observing what was happening in nature. Here are some key observations.
Solar Iris Stake

By day, these are an artful addition to the garden. By night, they impress with a stunning display of color and light.
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!
Almanac Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! Easy-to-use and safe tick removal tool that attaches to key chains, dog collars, leashes, saddles, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength anodized aluminum that won’t break or bend.
Live Telescope Show!

Spring Equinox 2018: First Day of Spring
The spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) falls on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at 12:15 P.M. EDT. This event marks the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Enjoy our spring equinox facts, folklore, photos, and more!
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. 
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

When is St. Patrick's Day 2018?
Who was St. Patrick? Why are shamrocks a symbol of this day? Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day history, legend, and lore!
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.