Who was St. Patrick?, planting peas, rainbow season!

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, March 17, 2021

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“On St. Patrick’s Day, the warm side of a stone turns up,
and the broad-back goose begins to lay.”

–Proverb

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St. Patrick's Day 2021
St. Patrick's Day 2021
Saint Patrick’s Day is Wednesday, March 17! Who was Saint Patrick? Why are shamrocks a symbol of this day? Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day history, legends, and lore.
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Shocking Report: #1 Cause of Weight Gain is Weedkiller

Has your health been declining since 1996? Here’s why…

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St. Patrick's Day Starts Rainbow Season!
St. Patrick's Day Starts Rainbow Season!
It’s time to celebrate being Irish (or pseudo-Irish) and look for that pot of gold waiting for you at the end of the rainbow. I can’t help you with the Irish gig, but let’s celebrate the start of rainbow season with fun facts about rainbows and why we associate...
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Enjoy country wit and wisdom in the 2021 Country Calendar!

The charming 2021 Country Calendar gives you all the classic folklore you need for country living. Plus: large, eye-catching, full-color photographs depicting the joys of the country, including North America’s breathtaking landscapes and amazing animals on the farm or in the wild!

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Peas
Peas
The sweet taste of glorious garden-grown peas is nothing like what you find in grocery stores; they are nature’s candy off the vine! Plant peas as soon as the ground can be worked—even if snow falls afterwards. See our tips on growing peas from sowing to harvest!
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How can I easily get rid of ticks?

The best tick remover is always the one that you have with you the moment you need it! This handy tick remover can be kept on your key chain and comes in a pack of 3 so you can share with family and friends. When you find a disease-spreading tick, you’ll want it out as fast as possible! That is why The Old Farmer’s Store recommends patented tick removers from the Tick Key Company.

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Choosing the Best Potato Varieties to Grow
Home-grown potatoes have home-grown taste. But what type and variety of potato should you be growing in your home garden?  Read on (or watch our video) to find out about the different types of potatoes so you can choose the best varieties to meet your needs.
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When is the Vernal Equinox?

The 2021 Engagement Calendar will make sure you’re prepared for the seasons’ changes! The daily planner provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Cheer up each day with wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore!

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Dill and Potato Cakes
Dill and Potato Cakes

Our dill and potato cakes recipe combines two classic flavors in a simple and savory way. Six ingredients turn into a scrumptious and sophisticated side dish.

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Beautiful wine bottle lights for sparkling evenings!

Create lovely ambient lighting with a wine bottle! This brushed metal wine stopper with a trail of warm LED lights will illuminate most wine bottles. Choose a bottle from a special celebration and light up your home!

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