Chives, planting by nature's signs, Irish scones

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, March 16, 2020

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The season comes when, from her three-month's trance,
The Earth awakens: already her deep heart
Begins to stir, and send its life abroad.

–Thomas Buchanan Read (1822–72)

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Chives
Chives

Chives are a perennial member of the onion family that sport beautiful edible flowers. Here’s how to grow chives in your garden!
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How To: Fix Aging Skin (Do This Everyday)

If you’re over 40 and frustrated with aging, wrinkly skin, get this… Dr. John Layke and Dr. Payman Danielpour put together a presentation revealing a 2-minute home method to restore youthful skin… And as of me writing this, it’s touched the lives of over 4 million people… Click now to discover this youth-restoring breakthrough for yourself:

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Phenology in the Garden: Planting by Nature's Signs
Phenology in the Garden: Planting by Nature's Signs

For centuries, gardeners took their cues for planting times from nature—a technique called phenology. See how seasonal signs can tell you which chores to do in the garden!
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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.

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Garden Plans for Homesteads and Small Farms
Garden Plans for Homesteads and Small Farms

What is homesteading? It’s really a mind-set—a desire to be self-sufficient. Learn more growing a large vegetable garden or small farm  Plus, here are three sample garden layouts to get you started.
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Bold Kitchen Aprons

There’s always something cooking at The Old Farmer’s Almanac. When it gets messy, we grab for one of these easy-care cotton aprons.

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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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Colorful Kitchen Dish Towels

There’s nothing shy or demure about our kitchen towels! The bold prints demand attention and deserve it. They’re made of woven natural cotton, so they’re as practical as they are impressive. 

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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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Large Wooden Matchboxes

Choose from many different bold designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.

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