Happy St. Patrick's Day!, growing cabbage, corned beef hash

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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There’s a dear little plant that grows in our isle,
’Twas St. Patrick himself sure that set it;
And the Sun on his labour with pleasure did smile,
And with dew from his eye often wet it.

–Andrew Cherry (1762–1812)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Cabbage
Cabbage
Traditionally, cabbage seeds were planted on St. Patrick’s Day in northern zones. Old-time farmers believed that to make them grow well, you needed to plant them while wearing your nightclothes! Here’s our Cabbage Growing Guide with instructions on how to plant and grow this hardy, leafy vegetable—...
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'Idol' Star Randy Jackson Reveals His Stunning Weight Loss Secret

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Night Sky for March 2021
Night Sky for March 2021
Here’s the March 2021 guide to the night sky. Red Mars reigns the evenings, Daylight Saving Time begins, the vernal equinox will spring forth, and the Full Worm Moon rises. See Bob Berman’s highlights and viewing tips for the month of March.
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Large Wooden Matchboxes

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St. Patrick's Day 2021
St. Patrick's Day 2021
Saint Patrick’s Day is Wednesday, March 17! Who was Saint Patrick? Why are shamrocks a symbol of this day? Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day history, legends, and lore.
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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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Corned Beef Hash and Eggs Recipe
Corned Beef Hash and Eggs Recipe

Corned beef hash with eggs is a country breakfast favorite but also hearty enough for a dinner meal. Also, if you have corned beef for St. Patrick’s, here’s the perfect leftover meal!

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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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10 Fly-Fishing Tips for Beginners
10 Fly-Fishing Tips for Beginners
Interested in fly-fishing? Here are 10 fly-fishing tips for beginners from a competition champion! Plus, find a glossary of the most common fly-fishing terms and some great fly-fishing destinations!
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Farmhouse Couch Pillows

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

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