Peas for St. Pat's, soda bread, deer-resistant plants

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, March 15, 2018

first spring blooms

And time remembered is grief forgotten,
And frosts are slain and flowers begotten,
And in green underwood and cover
Blossom by blossom the spring begins
.
–Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837–1909)

Thursday, March 15, 2018
74th day of the year


Ry Cooder (guitarist & composer) was born on this day in 1947.
Ron Silver (actor) died on this day in 2009.


 
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Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Irish Soda Bread

No need for a leprechaun’s help. This Irish Soda Bread recipe turns to science—baking soda and baking powder—​​​​​​​for a lighter, sconelike loaf.

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2018 Gardener’s Special

The Special Way to a Great Garden! SAVE 20% over buying separately (over $6 off!). Also, get a FREE Gardening Calendar if you order today ($9.99 value). NEW Garden Guide NEW The Gift of Gardening Gardening Notebook
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$24.69
 
Brussels Sprouts Soup

Cream of Brussels Sprouts Soup

This Cream of Brussels Sprouts Soup is an easy, satisfying meal.  Add bacon for a delicious topper.  Trim the Brussels sprouts of any discolored outer leaves and cut an

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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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$9.95
 
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Berry Bushes for Beginners

How to Grow Berries: Easy for Beginners
Berries and soft fruits are easy to grow for beginners and produce heavy harvests. Here’s the pick of the crop for beginners to grow.
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Vintage Cast Iron Sun

Measures almost a foot across and is made using traditional sand-casting techniques. The weather-resistant finish allows it to be enjoyed outdoors or indoors. 
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$19.99
 
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Plant Peas Even in Snow!

Easy Peas-y: How to Plant Peas
Plant peas in early spring—even if there’s snow! And we’ve got a very easy and resourceful way to plant those peas. See how!  (Warning: sense of humor required!)
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Holiday Dish Towels

Festive and cheery! Nicely made, easy-care cotton.
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$9.99
 
Plants Deer Dislike

Deer-Resistant Plants
Oh, dear! Do you have problems with deer eating your garden plants? See our list of deer-resistant plants, flowers, and shrubs to keep the hungry herds away from your garden!
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Farm Sweet Farm Zipper Pouch

Save 43% while supplies last! Handy 9x7-inch zipper pouch bag with a distressed look.
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$3.95