Gardening by the Moon, when spring begins, bluebirds

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 6, 2018

wind vane

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

–The 1931 Old Farmer's Almanac

 
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Peas
Start Peas Early!

Peas
Peas are not difficult to grow. Once they come up, they exhibit terrific growth spurts and can make a lovely wall of green through the garden. Here are some tried-and-true tips to grow, plant, and pick peas. Pea Growing  

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Bird Sounds: Eastern Bluebird
Attracting Bluebirds

Bird Sounds: Eastern Bluebird
You may know the sweet little bluebird from many popular songs, books, and movies, such as “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” from the Wizard of Oz. Learn more about this good friend to gardeners and listen to the sounds of the Eastern Bluebird.

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Counting Chickens, Mistaken Identity, and More Humor
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Counting Chickens, Mistaken Identity, and More Humor
It’s time for another edition of “Humor Me” from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Consider yourself warned.

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