Growing peanuts, companion planting, St. Pat's recipe ideas

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, March 11, 2019

daffodils

Daffodils, that come before the swallow dares, and take the winds of March with beauty.
–Williams Shakespeare (1564–1616)

Monday, March 11, 2019
70th day of the year


 
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Companion Planting

Companion Planting Garden Layouts
This year, don’t just plan a vegetable garden—plan a “companion” vegetable garden which takes into account which vegetables and flowers grow better near each other (and which do not!). To better understand, take a look at these sample companion garden plan layouts from our own Almanac readers!
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Growing Peanuts

How to Grow Your Own Peanuts
Try growing peanuts in your garden! Often thought of as just a snack to be munched on at ball games or passed around at cocktail parties, peanuts are actually a healthful and nutritious food.
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Wind Chimes, Bells, and Spinners!

Loads of designs! Made from brass, rust-proof aluminum, cast iron, ceramic, and wood.
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$19.99-$144.99
 
When Our Seasons Begin

When Do the Seasons Start in 2020?
When do all of the four seasons—spring, summer, fall, and winter—start and end? Here are your equinox and solstice dates for 2020—plus, learn the difference between an astronomical season and a meteorological season.
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Colorful Kitchen Dish Towels

There’s nothing shy or demure about our kitchen towels! The bold prints demand attention and deserve it. They’re made of woven natural cotton, so they’re as practical as they are impressive. 
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$12.99
 
Recipe Ideas for St. Pat's

Best St. Patrick's Day Recipes
A selection of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipes—including soda bread, corned beef and cabbage, hearty Irish stew, and colcannon—many of which come from our lovely Irish-American readers!
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Crossbody Purses for Cell Phones by Chala

Top-seller! Available in different nature-inspired designs! Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
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$32.99
 
Are you a Pisces Baby?

Pisces Zodiac Sign
Happy Birthday, Pisces! The twelfth astrological sign in the Zodiac, Pisces is the sign for folks who are born between February 19 and March 20. The astrological symbol shows two fish swimming in opposite directions, representing the duality within the Piscean nature.
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All-Natural, DEET-Free Insect Repellent

The Old Farmer’s Almanac name is on the bottle. If it doesn’t effectively repel ticks, mosquitoes, blackflies, chiggers, and other biting bugs we will give you your money back!
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$9.97