Companion Planting Guide, DST begins!, Pi Day

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

Daily Newsletter for Saturday, March 13, 2021

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The season comes when, from her three-months' trance,
The Earth awakens: already her deep heart
Begins to stir, and send its life abroad.

–Thomas Buchanan Read (1822–72)

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
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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Best Natural Fertilizer on Earth!

Chicken Soup for the Soil® is 100% toxin free and includes all the elements in the periodic table. Higher Quality Fruit and Veggies with More Color & More Flavor. Will not wash out of soil.

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Happy Pi Day 2021, My Friends!
Happy Pi Day 2021, My Friends!
Make a pie to celebrate Pi Day on Sunday, March 14, 2021! The date 3/14 honors the never-ending number 3.14159. This is the sort of holiday only celebrated by number freaks like yours truly (and pie lovers). Let’s have fun with numbers and a nice piece of π …
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Witty dish towels make vegetables fun!

These cotton-linen blend dish towels featuring all-over retro style designs and punny embroidered slogans are sure to keep you grinning in the kitchen! 

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Companion Planting Guide for Vegetables
Companion Planting Guide for Vegetables
The Companion Planting Guide for Vegetables has been updated this year! Additional evidence reveals which vegetables, herbs and flowers should be planted together for a better harvest.  Wondering which plants should be paired with tomatoes, onions, carrots & other crops? See...
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Light up dark hallways with handcrafted night lights!

This country barn night light handcrafted in Dublin, NH is an adorable addition to hallways, bathrooms, bedrooms, or anywhere you need a little extra light! The roof features The Old Farmer’s Almanac logo, reminiscent of the painted barn advertisements of the early to mid-20th century. Enjoy the warm relaxing glow of this intricate night light!

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More States Moving to Keep Daylight Saving Time Permanent
More States Moving to Keep Daylight Saving Time Permanent
Last week, a group of bipartisan senators reintroduced the Sunshine Protection Act, legislation that would make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent across the country. This push to end the practice of clock-changing twice a year has been gaining momentum the past few years. Here’s the latest news...
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What recipes are Almanac readers raving about?

Readers’ Best Recipes and the Stories Behind Them brings you all the favorites served at family gatherings and supper tables, the ones that keep folks coming back for more. These exclusive recipes include Momma’s Salted Caramel Shortbread Bars, Gra’s Barbecue Chicken, and so many more! You’ll love the heartwarming, humorous, and true stories that these cooks tell, too. Order today!

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Irish Potato Pie
Irish Potato Pie

This recipe, with slight adjustments, was brought over ‘on the boat’ by the cook’s great-great-aunt in the 1800s.

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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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