Chives, planting by nature's signs, Irish scones

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, March 16, 2020


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)

Monday, March 16, 2020
Find out who was born today.

The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
Growing Chives

Chives are a perennial member of the onion family that sport beautiful edible flowers. Here’s how to grow chives in your garden!


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:

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!
Farmhouse Couch Pillows

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

Garden Plans for Homesteads

Garden Plans for Homesteads and Small Farms
What is homesteading? It’s really a mind-set—a desire to be self-sufficient. Learn more about homestead gardening—plus, here are three sample garden layouts to get you started.
Bold Kitchen Aprons

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA! 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.

All About the Equinox

First Day of Spring 2020: The Spring Equinox
In 2020, the spring equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) occurs on Thursday, March 19, which is earlier than it’s been in over a century! This event marks the astronomical first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Before you try to balance that egg, read this!
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. 

Irish 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.

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.