Winter pruning and weed prevention, Irish oatmeal scones, auroras

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

Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 15, 2019

daffodils

The little white clouds are racing over the sky,
And the fields are strewn with the gold of the flower of March,
The daffodil breaks under foot, and the tasseled larch
Sways and swings as the thrush goes hurrying by
.
–Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

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10 Tips for Maintaining a Beautiful Yard
10 Tips for Maintaining a Beautiful Yard

No matter your weather, this is peak time for spring yard cleanup! From pruning to crabgrass prevention, here are 10 tips to cover all you need to know now. There’s a right way to care for your yard, lawn, and garden beds.
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Garden Designs for Small Spaces

If your garden is smaller than you’d like, there are a number of clever design techniques that you can use to make the most out of every inch!  Whether you have a balcony or rooftop garden or simply live in a home with a small garden space, there are so many great ideas. We’ll show you!
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High Fashion Socks

Bright, colorful designs include: Live Like Someone Left The Gate Open, All You Need Is Love And A Dog, and more!

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What Are the Northern Lights?
What Are the Northern Lights?

Spring is aurora season! The Aurora borealis aka the Northern Lights appear as green curtains of light dancing across the night sky. What exactly are the Northern Lights and how are they formed? Why are they more visible at the equinoxes? Where can you best see nature’s light show? Find out!
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Train Toothfairy Box

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

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Irish Oatmeal Scones
Irish Oatmeal Scones

We’ve got the perfect accompaniment for your St. Patrick’s Day dinner. These Irish Oatmeal Scones are a delicious treat with a simple and subtle flavor.

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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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Bird Sounds: Eastern Bluebird
Bird Sounds: Eastern Bluebird

You may know the sweet little bluebird from many popular songs, books, and movies, such as “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” from the Wizard of Oz. Learn more about this good friend to gardeners and listen to the sounds of the Eastern Bluebird.
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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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