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)

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Gardening Notebook > Learn More
 
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

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How and When to Fertilize Your Vegetable Garden
How and When to Fertilize Your Vegetable Garden
We use fertilizer to make our plants grow better, but when is the best time to apply fertilizer? And how much of what kind of fertilizer do we apply? In one page, we’ll cover the basics of using fertilizers in your garden.
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N-P-K Ratio: What Do The Numbers On Fertilizer 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, phosphorus, and potassium? Let us take the guesswork out of fertilizing. We’ll explain the N-P-K ratio and what those numbers on fertilizers mean.
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The Almanac Garden Hod

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Blueberry Streusel 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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