Square-foot gardening, Easter and the Moon, hydroponics

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 12, 2021

bluebird

In come the March winds,
They blow and blow,
They sweep up the brown leaves
That green ones may grow.
–George Washington Wright (1850–91)

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Almanac Gardening Club
 
Planning a Square-Foot Garden
Planning a Square-Foot Garden

Learn the basics of planning a square-foot garden (SFG)—which makes efficient use of small spaces by densely planting in squares. Find out the pros and cons, whether square-foot gardening really works, the ideal size and depth that a square-foot garden should be, and more tips. Plus, find six SFG...
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3 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Giving You

According to Dr. Marty Goldstein, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs.

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What is Hydroponics? | The Basics of Hydroponic Systems
What is Hydroponics? | The Basics of Hydroponic Systems

Did you know that you can grow plants without soil? Learn the basics of hydroponic gardening—which is especially useful if you live in an apartment with access to a balcony, terrace, rooftop, or even a sunny window. Here’s an overview of hydroponics and the many types of hydroponic...
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What's the best way to sow tiny seeds?

This calendar brings you not just the days of the year, but gardening advice and secrets galore! A favorite of gardeners for more than 40 years, this beautiful calendar offers original full-color illustrations, timely gardening advice, fun facts, quotes, and lore.

 

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When Is Easter 2021? | How Easter's Date is Determined
When Is Easter 2021? | How Easter's Date is Determined

Easter 2021 will be observed on Sunday, April 4! Easter is a “movable feast” that is always held on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25. Do you know how the exact date of Easter is determined? Find out why the date changes every year and how this holiday relates to the first full Moon of spring.
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How can writing my grocery list be a little more fun?

These magnetic paper list notepads bring delightful country charm into your home! Easily take notes on these helpful notepads.

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Bella Cullen's Colcannon
Bella Cullen's Colcannon

Irish comfort food at its best, Colcannon is a dish that traditionally pairs mashed potatoes with cabbage. Here, we substitute kale for cabbage for a modern twist.

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How can I make my porch bright and welcoming?

These welcoming Porch Boards are perfect to lean next to your front door or hang in your entryway! They measures almost 4 feet high and have various charming designs!

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Do Vapor Rubs Really Work?
Do Vapor Rubs Really Work?

Whenever I get a whiff of a vapor rub somewhere, it takes me back to my childhood bed, sick with a bad cold or flu, tucked into cotton sheets, a thick coating of vapor rub over my chest and neck, periodic sips of warm lemon-water with honey to calm the cough, and plenty of TLC. What was the power...
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Bring the scents of spring and summer inside with Sweet Floral Melody Hand Soap!

The summery scent of Sweet Floral Melody Foaming Hand Soap is sure to brighten your home! Enjoy notes of white flowers and tuberose touched with honey, coconut, and mimosa in this luxurious hand soap!

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