Fast-growing radishes, sweet peas, quick baking, insomnia

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, March 4, 2021

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March is a boisterous fellow,
And undeterred by fear,
With many pranks proclaims himself
The tomboy of the year

–The 1931 Old Farmer's Almanac

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Almanac Gardening Club
 
Radishes
Radishes

Radishes are a hardy, very easy-to-grow root vegetable that can be planted multiple times in a growing season. Plus, radishes can be harvested as soon as three weeks after planting! Here’s our full guide on how to grow radishes in your garden.
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There Is One Protein That Can Restart Your "Fat Burner", And No, It's Not Red Meat

Most Americans struggle with weight gain, junk food cravings, and even belly bloat. The blame is commonly pointed towards a bad metabolism, poor genetics, and even old age. A new breakthrough discovery shows that the real culprit is linked to one extremely common protein. Learn More >>

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10 Pretty Pansy Varieties
10 Pretty Pansy Varieties

Flowers are starting to appear for sale in the garden centers—and that means pansies. Get to know this old-fashioned “flower with a face” and discover 10 different varieties!
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How do I keep a close eye on the sky?

Observe, delight, and write! Chronicle the weather day by day. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or an armchair weather watcher, this notebook is the perfect place to log daily weather. Perfect for those who like to keep an eye on the sky!

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Sweet Peas
Sweet Peas

Few annual flowers have the lasting appeal and bucolic beauty of sweet peas. Twining lazily around a rustic trellis, they seem the very antithesis of our busy lives. With their seductive fragrance, sweet peas make great flowers for gardens and bouquets. See our Sweet Pea...
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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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10 Easy Baking Recipes With Minimal Ingredients
10 Easy Baking Recipes With Minimal Ingredients

What better way to pass the time than to bake up a yummy treat? Here are 10 simple dessert recipess to bake. None requires a lot of ingredients. Plus, none has exotic ingredients like candied ginger or orange oil that are hard to find!
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Get 365 days of learning for kids in 2021!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids: 365 Fun Days is our workbook series designed to help children develop habits of learning, and cultivate their curiosity about the wider world around them, all while having fun. With a progress chart and daily activities, your child will learn and be entertained all year round!

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How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring
How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring

If you are suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, simply can’t sleep, or are snoring, you might benefit from these natural sleep aids, which might help you sleep better.
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Treat yourself to a delightful dragonfly purse!

This delightful crossbody bag has a small front pocket adorned with a beautiful dragonfly design. It also includes an adjustable strap - use it as a purse, a crossbody bag, or even a pouch! Plus, it perfectly fits your cell phone!

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