Veggie container gardening, caring for amaryllis, beignets!

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, February 24, 2020

magnolia
Late February days; and now, at last,
Might you have thought that
Winter's woe was past;
So fair the sky was and so soft the air.

–William Morris (1834–96)

Monday, February 24, 2020
55th day of the year


 
The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Veggie Container Gardening

Container Gardening with Vegetables
Container gardening is an easy way to grow vegetables, especially when you lack yard space! If you have a small garden or simply a patio, balcony, or rooftop, explore the magical world of gardening in pots!
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Are you harming your dog by feeding them the wrong food? There are 3 dangerous ingredients that no dog should ever eat, and if you are giving them to your dog then you might be slowly harming it.
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Caring for Amaryllis

Caring for Amaryllis in the Winter
The colorful amaryllis blooms in winter and early spring, lifting spirits everywhere! But how do we keep our amaryllis plant healthy and reblooming year after year? Here are gardening tips.
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Dandelions don’t stand a chance!

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed with Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner! The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.
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Growing Broccoli

Broccoli
Broccoli is a sun-loving, cool-season crop that is best grown in the spring or fall. It’s also incredibly healthy and has been dubbed the “crown jewel of nutrition.” Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest broccoli in the garden!
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Easy and Safe Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. 
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$19.95
 
Delicious Beignets

Beignets

Doughnuts have long been linked to Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday.” In Louisiana, fried dough pillows called beignets are the favorite.

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Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook

A collection of more than 120 mouthwatering recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, plus kitchen tips and food facts and folklore.   
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$12.95
 
Exercising in Winter

Winter Exercise: No Excuses
Motivation flagging? Live too far from a gym? No room in the house for exercise equipment? Not enough light before or after work? Feeling sluggish?
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference book that includes all of our expertise.
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$14.95