Gardening by the Moon, when spring begins, bluebirds

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

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
65th day of the year


Rob Reiner (actor & director) was born on this day in 1947.
Nancy Reagan (U.S. First Lady) died on this day in 2016.


 
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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.
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When Does Spring Begin?

Spring Equinox 2019: The First Day of Spring
The spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) falls on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 5:58 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!
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Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 
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Attracting Bluebirds

Bird Sounds: Eastern Bluebird
Have you heard an Eastern Bluebird?  Here you can identify the sound of the bluebird. 
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Need a Lift, a Laugh?

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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Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

The perfect wind chime for the avid fisherman feared by fish! Cats like it, too. 
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