Planting peas on St. Patrick's, Bella Cullen's Colcannon, overweight pets

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, March 14, 2019

purple

We like March, his shoes are purple,
He is new and high;
Makes he mud for dog and peddler,
Makes he forest dry
.
–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)

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Peas
Peas

Peas are not difficult to grow. Once they come up, they exhibit terrific growth spurts and can make a lovely wall of green through the garden. Here are some tried-and-true tips to grow, plant, and pick peas. Pea Growing  
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Planning a Better Vegetable Garden

Planning your garden is at the top of any gardener’s to-do list because it saves time, money, and disappointment. Let’s get started with these tips. Sun and Shade
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Bird Feeders

Many designs to choose from that are sure to attract lots of activity!

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Bella Cullen's Colcannon
Bella Cullen's Colcannon

Irish comfort food at its best, Colcannon is a dish that traditionally pairs mashed potatoes with cabbage. Here, we substitute kale for cabbage for a modern twist.

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Ode to a Cow Almanac Wooden Sign

This poem was originally printed in The 1936 Old Farmer’s Almanac. Its inspirational advice is still relevant for today’s busy lifestyles.

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Supplying Information to the Enemy
Supplying Information to the Enemy

Here’s a short story from the The Old Farmer’s Almanac archives about supplying information to a German spy. It’s all true. 
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Ladybug Tooth Fairy Box

Makes a great gift for a young family. Made in Vermont from 100% lead-free pewter.

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Is Your Pet Overweight? Exercise and Eating Tips for Dogs and Cats
Is Your Pet Overweight? Exercise and Eating Tips for Dogs and Cats

Is your pet overweight? Pets have the same tendency to gain weight (and consequences from doing so) that humans do. Here are some simple tricks to incorporate better health into your pet’s life.
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Dapper Doorstops

On sale while supplies last!

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