Equinox oddities, starting seeds, snap peas

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, March 19, 2018

crocus in snow

Spanning the winter's cold gulf with an arch,
Over it, rampant, rides in the March
.

–Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840–94)

Monday, March 19, 2018
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Equinox Oddities

Vernal Equinox Oddities
On the spring equinox, does the Sun rise due east and set due west? Are day and night equal? Bob Berman shares some vernal equinox oddities for the very first day of spring.
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Foaming Hand Soap

These luxurious and fragrant soaps contain shea butter and aloe vera for gentle moisturizing. Choose from many different scents while supplies last. Each comes in a good-looking, generously-sized bottle.

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How to Start Seeds

Starting Seeds Indoors: How and When to Start Seeds
Starting seeds properly can make or break your entire growing season! Here’s what you should know about starting seeds, including when to do it, which seeds to start indoors (or outdoors), and how to do it correctly.
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Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.

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Growing Snap Peas

Growing Sugar Snap Peas
Maybe I should have planted my snap peas while I still had bare ground in my garden! Now we are expecting our third nor’easter in two weeks. Fortunately, snow is good for growing snap peas.
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Oversized Wooden Matches

Each gorgeous matchbox contains approximately 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips. New designs and old favorites available.

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Blueberry Coffee Cake

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

This delicious Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake recipe is packed with layers of blueberries, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Glaze is optional but we highly recommend!

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Kitchen Dish Towels

Discover our large selection of cotton dish towels with country and farmhouse style!

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Best Fishing Days

Fishing Calendar for 2020
When is the best time to go fishing? See the best fishing dates and times from The 2020 Old Farmer’s Almanac’s fishing calendar. And enjoy some great fishing tips from Almanac anglers!
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