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

Wanda Sykes (comedienne & actress) was born on this day in 1964.
Debra Hill (producer) died on this day in 2005.

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Planting by Nature's Signs

Phenology in the Garden: Planting by Nature's Signs
For centuries, gardeners took their cues for planting times from nature—a technique called phenology. See how seasonal signs can tell you which chores to do in the garden!
Angel Wind Chime

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

Broccoli is a sun-loving, cool-season crop that is best grown in the spring or fall. Here’s how to grow broccoli in your garden.
Bird Feeders

Many designs to choose from that are sure to attract lots of activity!
What's the Best Knife?

How to Choose the Best Kitchen Knives to Buy
What’s your best knife? Whether you’re slicing through a tomato, a 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. Don’t throw them out! There are many surprising ways to use ashes around the garden and home. Here are five practical ideas.
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.
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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