Fertilizer basics, easter weather, planting spinach

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 27, 2018

green lady

Again rejoicing Nature sees
Her robe assume its vernal hues,
Her leafy locks wave in the breeze,
All freshly steep'd in morning dews

–Robert Burns (1759–96)

 
Gardening Notebook > Learn More
 
Spinach
Growing Spinach

Spinach
Spinach, a super–cold-hardy leafy green, is a popular crop that can be planted in very early spring, as well as in fall and even winter in some areas.
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Red Mercury Lantern

Buy 2 or more and get $2.00 off each while supplies last. Includes 10 lights and a 6-hour timer. Takes 2 AA batteries.

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$14.95
Red Mercury Lantern
 
How to Apply Fertilizers to Your Garden
Fertilizer Basics

How to Apply Fertilizers to Your Garden
We apply fertilizer to make our plants grow better. But when do we apply fertilizer? And how do we apply fertilizer to the garden? In one page, we’ll cover the basics of using fertilizer in your garden.
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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
The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2018 Gardener’s Special
 
N-P-K Ratio: What Do The Numbers On Fertilizer Mean?
What do 10-10-10 Mean?

N-P-K Ratio: What Do The Numbers On Fertilizer Mean?
Fertilizer terms can be confusing. What is the N-P-K? What are nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium? Let us take the guesswork out of fertilizing.
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The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.

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$59.95
The Almanac Garden Hod
 
Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake
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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Wooden Chickadee Thermometers

SAVE $7 (over 20% off) while supplies last! Made in the USA from a single slab of wood with a metal songbird topper. 

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$24.95
Wooden Chickadee Thermometers