Daylight Saving Time, tips to adjust, 5 hacks for seeding success

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 6, 2020

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We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best.
–Philip James Bailey (1816–1902) 

Friday, March 6, 2020
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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
DST Begins This Weekend

Daylight Saving Time 2020: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 2:00 A.M.  As we sleep, the clocks “fall back” one hour! See details about the history of “saving daylight” and why we still observe DST today. And let us know what you think!


Top Cardiologist Reveals Digestive Trick To Clean Your Bowels

What if you could restore your gut health with one simple fix? According to one doctor in California there may be a way. In fact, he believes it’s so powerful that it could be like a “power wash” for your insides.

Big Dipper: Pointer in the Sky

Night Sky Map for March 2020: The Big Dipper
Welcome to the Night Sky Map for March 2020! This month, we focus on “pointers” in the sky to help you navigate the stars! On March evenings, there is no better place to start than with the Big Dipper. 
Dishwasher-Safe Bamboo Cutting Board with Rooster

This handy cutting board sports a hole in the corner—just like The Old Farmer’s Almanac itself. 

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5 Hacks for Seeding Success

5 Garden Hacks for Seed-Sowing Success
When it’s time to sow your garden seeds, do it right!  Sow seeds more easily with seed tape, soak your seeds to boost germination rates, and speed up germination with our tips!
Canning Jar with Liquid Soap Pump

Great for a country kitchen or farmhouse bathroom! Works with most sinks, too!

Irish Potato Pie

Irish Potato Pie

This recipe, with slight adjustments, was brought over “on the boat” by the cook’s great-great-aunt in the 1800s.

Sun/Moon Pewter Key Rings

Two-side Sun and Moon Design! Handmade in Vermont. While supplies last.

5 Tips to Adjust to DST

5 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust to the Time Change
Time changes in the fall and spring affect each of us differently. For many folks, it can take circadian and sleep rhythms a week or so to transition. Here are five quick tips to help the body adjust to the time change.
The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!