Planting by nature's signs, best knives, pet's Zodiac sign

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 7, 2018

daffodil fields

The little white clouds are racing over the sky,
And the fields are strewn with the gold of the flower of March,
The daffodil breaks under foot, and the tasseled larch
Sways and swings as the thrush goes hurrying by.

–Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
66th day of the year

Laura Prepon (actress) was born on this day in 1980.
Debra Hill (producer) died on this day in 2005.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
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Planting by 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.
Angel Wind Chime

This nicely detailed chime is made from thick, rust-proof aluminum to last!
Growing Guide for Broccoli!

Broccoli is a cool-season crop that, like spinach, can be grown in the spring or fall. Here’s how to grow broccoli in your garden.
Hand-Painted Bird Feeder

Features a molded glass side panel that is hand-painted in vibrant colors. Holds one pound of bird seed.
What's the Best Knife?

How to Choose the Best Kitchen Knives to Buy
Whether you’re slicing through a tomato, potato, or a T-bone, good knives are the most important tool in the kitchen. A good knife will last through the next generation with proper care.See our tips on choosing a great knife.
Sunflower Birdbath/Feeder Stake

Beautifully crafted art glass bowl that can be used as a birdbath or bird feeder. Stands strong and stable with a 3-pronged base.
Got Wood Ashes? How to Use

How to Use Wood Ashes in the Home and Garden
If you burn firewood, you have wood ashes. There are many surprising uses for those ashes around the garden and home.
Countrified Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from 4 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.
Your Pet's Zodiac Sign?

Pet Zodiac Signs
Here are your pet’s Zodiac signs and traits. It’s fun to see if your pet’s sign rings true. Perhaps it will even give you some insights into your pet’s behavior or the best choice for a new dog or cat.
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