Growing beets, time change this weekend, 5 signs of spring

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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It is the first mild day of March:
Each minute sweeter than before
The redbreast sings from the tall larch
That stands beside our door
.
–William Wordsworth (1770–1850)

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Beets
Beets
A staple in our gardens, beets grow easily and you won’t have to wait long to harvest their tasty roots. You can eat their green tops, too, so they’re a dual-purpose crop! Learn all you need to know about growing beets—from planting to harvest.
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Starting Annual Flowers Indoors

There are 3 critical things that all seeds require to germinate. Water, proper temperature, and oxygen. For annual flower seeds, there are a few other important components to consider. Read more to learn how to get your annual flowers started right!

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Daylight Saving Time 2021: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time 2021: When Does the Time Change?
Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 14, 2021, at 2:00 A.M.  On Saturday evening, our clocks need to “spring forward” one hour. See details about the history of “saving daylight” and why we still observe DST today. Plus, let us know what you think!
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How To: Get Rid Of Deep Fat From Your Belly

Millions of Americans suffer from deep fat. Researchers have now found out the reason why. It turns out there is a master switch that controls when the cells turn into energy and when they turn into fat. Learn how to flip the master switch right now”

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Stuffed Jalapenos
Stuffed Jalapenos

This Stuffed Jalapenos recipe won second prize in The 2020 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest!

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Where can I find easy baking recipes?

Best Home Baking features more than 100 recipes that have earned the highest marks from the judges at baking competitions. In addition, Blue Ribbon Tips appear throughout the book, offering advice on how to bake winners. Enjoy delicious baked goods every day!

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5 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust to the Time Change
5 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust to the Time Change
For some of us, the clock change when Daylight Saving Time begins or ends is a minor inconvenience. For others, it triggers underlying health issues. Here’s information on how long it takes for your body to adjust to a time change as well as five quick tips to help you adjust...
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Get cooking in a Gardenia Apron!

Get cooking summer dishes! Enjoy your time in the kitchen this summer. This stunning kitchen apron evokes the fragrance of gardenias. Brighten up your kitchen with the Gardenia Apron!

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5 Signs of Spring: Birds, Peepers, and Tree Buds
5 Signs of Spring: Birds, Peepers, and Tree Buds
Every year, we patiently look for the first signs of spring in the air—leaves budding, birds singing, and butterflies migrating. Tell us: What are you observing in your neck of the woods?
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Brighten up your kitchen with the Magnolia Kitchen Towel!

The bold floral print of this dish towel is a perfect kitchen accent! Bring your beautiful garden inside with the colorful magnolia print on this classic cotton towel.

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