5 reasons to eat cabbage, corned beef recipe, shade veggies

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, March 11, 2021

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The warring hosts of Winter and of Spring
are hurtling o'er the plains.
All night I heard their battle-clarions ring
And jar the window panes.

–Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813–92)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
5 Reasons You Should Eat Cabbage
5 Reasons You Should Eat Cabbage

If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of the vegetable world. Want beautiful skin, to lose weight, a great immune system? See five great reasons to eat (and grow) cabbage!
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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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Slim & Healthy After 60: All It Takes is 1 Small Change

Former Idol star was suffering from digestive discomfort, fatigue, and more serious health issues. That has all changed…He lost weight, feels great, and it was all without some crazy diet or strenuous exercise program. Watch how he did it here >>

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Vegetables to Grow in Shade
Vegetables to Grow in Shade

Not all of us are blessed with a sunny gardening space! See a list of vegetables (and fruit) that will grow in partial shade, vegetables that will NOT grow in shade, and tips to make the most of the light available in your garden. Plus, see three examples of garden designs for a partial-shade...
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Get your garden going with the world's #1 Garden Planner!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner is an easy-to-use online program that helps you plan your garden! Whether you want to create a garden for vegetables, a kitchen garden for herbs, or a beautiful flower garden, our Garden Planner will help you find the best layout for your space—plus provide all your planting and harvesting dates!

 

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Soil Preparation: How Do You Prepare Garden Soil for Planting?
Soil Preparation: How Do You Prepare Garden Soil for Planting?

Vegetables need good soil for healthy growth and harvests. Well-prepared soil is the foundation of your entire garden—and gives you a jump-start on the season! In our guide to soil preparation, we’ll help you get to know your soil type, teach you how to improve your garden soil quality, and give...
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Get gardening inspiration every day!

The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer‘s Almanac. It is the perfect gift for the garden enthusiast!

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Corned Beef and Cabbage
Corned Beef and Cabbage

Many of us have grown to love some of the good dishes introduced to our table by Irish-American friends and family.

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What's trending for 2021 gardens?

Find out in The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Guide! Learn more about staying on top of 2021 gardening trends like sharing your prizewinning vegetables over Instagram and creating gorgeous foliage bouquets!

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