Veggie seedling ID, Irish scones, fertilizer NPK numbers

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, March 15, 2021

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A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March.
–William Shakespear (1564–1616)

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Vegetable Seedling Identification: Pictures and Descriptions
Vegetable Seedling Identification: Pictures and Descriptions
When plants are very young and just tiny seedlings, it can be difficult to tell vegetables from weeds. Here’s a guide to identifying some of the most common veggies.
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3 Breakfast Mistakes Linked To Weight Gain (#2 Will Surprise You)

The common belief is the timing of when you eat in the morning is everything when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, however, this is simply not true. It’s important to understand that the type of food you eat in the morning is what allows you to have more energy, sharper focus, healthier weight, smoother skin, and better digestion. What’s really shocking is that Americans are learning what they thought was a “healthy breakfast”, is actually leading to their poor digestion and weight gain. Watch The Video!

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N-P-K Ratio: What Do The Numbers On Fertilizer Mean?
N-P-K Ratio: What Do The Numbers On Fertilizer Mean?
Fertilizer terms can be confusing. What is the N-P-K? What are nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium? Let us take the guesswork out of fertilizing. We’ll explain the N-P-K ratio and what those numbers on fertilizers mean.
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Bird Sounds: American Robin
Bird Sounds: American Robin
The American Robin is one of North America’s most common and beloved songbirds. Take a listen to their cheery song and learn some surprising facts about the robin.
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How do I keep squirrels out of my bird feeder?
When you hang this meshed bird feeder up, the squirrels shouldn’t be able to reach it! Attract your favorite neighborhood birds with this rich and lovely addition to your garden.
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Full Moon for March 2021
Full Moon for March 2021
March’s full Worm Moon arrives on Sunday, March 28! Here’s all you need to know about the full Worm Moon—including why it has such an odd name.
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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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Irish Oatmeal Scones
Irish Oatmeal Scones

We’ve got the perfect accompaniment for your St. Patrick’s Day dinner. These Irish Oatmeal Scones are a delicious treat with a simple and subtle flavor.

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