The brown buds thicken on the trees,
Unbound, the free streams sing,
As March leads forth across the leas
The wild and windy spring.
–Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832–1911)
Vegetable Garden Planner Review: Allie W. See Allie’s beautiful garden go from plan to plenty! Here’s her review of the Almanac Vegetable Garden Planner which she used to plant her own kitchen garden, with veggies like kale and radishes as well as rosemary, sage, and thyme!
Signs of Spring From the Sky What are signs of spring in the sky? Perhaps you’ve noticed the earlier sunrises. Let’s observe a few more signs in the sky—including a springtime smile from our very own Moon.
March Birthstone: Color and Meaning March’s birthstone is aquamarine, a beautiful blue-green stone with a calming, soothing energy. In ancient times, this aquatic-blue stone was believed to protect sailors on oceanic voyages.
Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2021 Mercury’s last period of retrograde motion in 2021 lasts from September 27 to October 17! According to the age-old practice of astrology, we are all influenced by the effect of Mercury in retrograde. What exactly does it mean for each of us, though? Read on to find out.