Equinox today—​​​​​​​all you need to know, final supermoon of 2019, plants for early spring

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 20, 2019

daffodil grove

For glad Spring has begun,
And to the ardent sun
The earth, long time so bleak,
Turns a frost-bitten cheek.

–Celia Thaxter (1835–94)

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First Day of Spring 2021: The Spring Equinox
First Day of Spring 2021: The Spring Equinox

In 2021, the spring equinox occurs on Saturday, March 20. This event marks the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. What does equinox mean? What happens on the equinox? What determines the first day of spring? Before you try to balance that...
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Full Moon for March 2021
Full Moon for March 2021

March’s full Worm Moon arrives on Sunday, March 28! Here’s all you need to know about the full Worm Moon—including why it has such an odd name.
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Rooster Welcome Stake

Welcome your guests in country style!

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5 Easy Crops to Grow in Cool Weather
5 Easy Crops to Grow in Cool Weather

Looking to get a jump on the spring gardening season? There are a number of crops that thrive in the cooler weather of this season. Here are a few of our favorite cool-weather crops to start early!
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Red Rooster Wall Clock

Here’s a clock to crow about! Features a distressed finish that makes it look like a treasure from the past.

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Spring Recipes: Make the Most of Food in Season!
Spring Recipes: Make the Most of Food in Season!

Celebrate spring! Look for these seasonal ingredients showing up in your local market or garden—asparagus, peas, rhubarb, and even fiddleheads and dandelion blossoms. Make these recipes to greet spring in a delightful and delicious way.
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Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients
Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients

When it comes to spring-cleaning or any kind of housecleaning, I use an array of six admirably versatile natural cleaning products: vinegar, baking soda, lemon juice, salt, borax, wood ash.
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Black and White Rooster Decor

Bring a bit of the rural countryside to your outdoor decor. Handcrafted thick-metal Black and White Rooster. Fine detail and embossed texture on the feathers, wattle, and comb are enhanced by the hand-painted finish. For your indoor or outdoor enjoyment!

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