Starting seeds, disinfecting your house, when to plant what

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, March 22, 2020

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And the spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the spirit of love felt everywhere;    
And each flower and herb on earth’s dark breast    
Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.

–Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

 
Almanac Garden Guide
 
Planting Calendar
When to Plant What

Planting Calendar
The 2021 gardening calendar details your first spring planting dates and final fall planting dates for the U.S. and Canada.

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Starting Seeds Indoors: How and When to Start Seeds
Starting Seeds

Starting Seeds Indoors: How and When to Start Seeds
Learn how to start seeds indoors, when to start seeds indoors, and which vegetable seeds should be started indoors from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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Vegetable Garden Planner for PC and Mac
Have Fun Garden Planning!

Vegetable Garden Planner for PC and Mac
Let The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner help you to plan your entire garden! Get a free week’s trial of the world’s #1 garden planning software. 

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Garden Guide Online Edition
Enjoy instant access—from your tablet or computer! The Garden Guide’s large, full-color pages are loaded with “Purple Power” colorful choices for better health as well as general information, landscaping basics, the magic of mushrooms and easy DIY planting projects.
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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese
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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to create this Homemade Macaroni and Cheese recipe.

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COVID-19: Disinfecting Your House
Spring Cleaning!

COVID-19: Disinfecting Your House
It’s time for spring cleaning. With COVID-19, we’re also thinking about disinfecting the home. The good news is that coronavirus is easily destroyed by most disinfectants. But what is the best “disinfectant”—and what is not (e.g., vinegar)? Here are some facts to dispel the confusion—plus helpful...

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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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