Planting by the Moon, hellebores, the Big Dipper

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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The brown buds thicken on the trees,
Unbound, the free streams sing,
As March leads forth across the leas
The wild and windy spring.

–Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832–1911)

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Almanac Gardening Club
 
Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon
Gardening by the Moon is a great way to plan your garden. Many of our readers follow the age-old practice of planting by the Moon’s phase for a healthier, more productive garden.
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Warning: Never Feed Your Cat THIS

Is your cat trying to tell you something? According to Dr. Gary Richter, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many cats are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs. “It’s an epidemic. 1 out of 3 cats over ten years old will get cancer,” says Dr. Richter. “Even young kittens are at risk. And it’s pretty much all due to one thing: Food.”

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Growing Hellebores: The Christmas Rose and the Lenten Rose
Growing Hellebores: The Christmas Rose and the Lenten Rose
The earliest plants to blossom in my garden are the snowdrops. While they are a welcome sign of spring, the hellebores really steal the show as they poke through the last of winter’s snow. Learn more about growing these perennial flowering plants, specifically the varieties of ...
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How can I make my home pleasantly fragrant?

These fragrance diffuser and candle gift sets are a great way to welcome spring into your home. The perfect fit for any room, they’re a lovely treat for yourself or a friend!

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Night Sky Map for March 2021: The Big Dipper
Night Sky Map for March 2021: The Big Dipper
Welcome to the Night Sky Map for March! 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. 
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Enjoy country wit and wisdom in the 2021 Country Calendar!

The charming 2021 Country Calendar gives you all the classic folklore you need for country living. Plus: large, eye-catching, full-color photographs depicting the joys of the country, including North America’s breathtaking landscapes and amazing animals on the farm or in the wild!

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One-Dish Dinner Recipes
One-Dish Dinner Recipes
We’ve rounded up a selection of tasty one-pot dishes. Spend less time in the kitchen cleaning up and more time enjoying your meal! 
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Beautiful wine bottle lights for sparkling evenings!

Create lovely ambient lighting with a wine bottle! This brushed metal wine stopper with a trail of warm LED lights will illuminate most wine bottles. Choose a bottle from a special celebration and light up your home!

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Left-Handed Facts and Folklore
Left-Handed Facts and Folklore
International Left-Handers Day occurs this year on Tuesday, August 13! To celebrate, here are some fun facts and folklore about being left-handed. Right on, left-handers!
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What's an easy way to grow lots of veggies this year?
Now in its third printing, the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is the perfect companion for every vegetable gardener—even those who have never touched a trowel and wouldn’t know mulch from mud! Order the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook today!

 

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