The stormy March is come at last,
With wind, and cloud, and changing skies;
I hear the rushing of the blast
That through the snowy valley flies.
–William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
The Month of March 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore March brings with it the promise of gardening and warm(er), sunny days, as Earth turns its frostbitten cheek to winter and springs forth from the vernal equinox. Read about this month’s holidays, happenings, seasonal recipes, gardening tips, Moon phases, folklore, and much more!
Long-Range Weather Forecasts Get your 2021 long-range weather predictions for the next 60 days from The Old Farmer’s Almanac—covering the United States and Canada. Our extended forecasts can be used to make more informed decisions about future plans that depend on the weather, from vacations to weddings.
Lettuce Lettuce is one of our favorite garden greens because it is far superior—in both taste and vitamin A content—to the store-bought alternative! Plant in the spring, starting two weeks before frost. In fall, start sowing again eight weeks before the fall frost.