Pruning shrubs, 10 beginner garden tips, record warmth?

Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 2, 2018

lion roar

What is the roar of a lion,
If it ends in the bleat of a lamb, March

–Mark Cook (1854–1882)

Friday, March 2, 2018
61st day of the year

Jon Bon Jovi (musician) was born on this day in 1962.
Jeff Healey (musician) died on this day in 2008.

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10 Great Beginner Garden Tips

10 Gardening Tips for Beginners
I love to swap horror stories with other gardeners, and recently some of us got to talking about our first gardens. Luckily for us, these bad experiences did not keep us from trying again … and again until we got it right.
Love You a Bushel and a Peck Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from different fun designs! Handles work equally well for both left- and right-handed people. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.
Spring Pruning Guide!

Spring Pruning Guide for Trees and Shrubs
Which trees and shrubs get pruned in spring? See the Almanac’s spring pruning guide listing when and how to prune specific varieties of trees and shrubs.
Bath Bomb Sets

Creates a luxurious bath or memorable gift! Choose from 4 relaxing scents.
Record Warmth?

Will Record-Warmth Continue in 2018?
According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2017 was the second warmest year in surface temperatures averaged across the entire Earth since global estimates began in 1880. So what should we expect for 2018?
Papillon Butterfly Umbrella

Rain or shine, this sturdy, generously-sized designer umbrella with a kaleidoscope of butterflies offers shelter from the weather. It has a wooden handle and opens with the push of a button, and the bright, bold patterns mean you’ll always stand out in a crowd.
Get Ready: Daylight Savings

When Is Daylight Saving Time 2018?
When does Daylight Saving Time 2018 begin and end? Find dates here—as well as the history of Daylight Saving Time, highlighting the seemingly endless debate about saving daylight and changing our clocks.
Scented Room Sprays

Change the ambiance of a room in an instant with our 7 lusciously fragrant room sprays!
Birthstone for Each Month

Birthstones by Month: Meanings and Colors
What is the birthstone for your month? See our birthstones list below to learn the meanings of each monthly birthstone!
Almanac Barn Night Light

The roof features The Old Farmer’s Almanac logo in a way reminiscent of the painted barn advertisements of the early to mid–20th century for soft drinks and roadside attractions.