Hyacinths, 5 spring lawn tips, how to see a galaxy

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, March 25, 2021

sunshine
Sunshine trying hard awhile
On the bare brown fields to smile;
Frozen ruts and slippery walks;
Gray old crops of last year's stalks
.
–Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813–90)

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Almanac 2021 Calendars
 
Hyacinth and Muscari
Hyacinth and Muscari

Hyacinths bloom in midspring, filling the garden with a burst of pastel colors when most of the garden is just waking up. Their fragrance is so intoxicating that they’ve been called “nature’s perfume.” Like most perennial bulbs, they’re easy to grow and come back year after year! Hyacinths are also...
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Celebrity Trainer: “Muscle Loss in Seniors is Real, But It Doesn’t Have to Be"

Tony Horton says he’s found a much more effective way to fight age-related muscle loss - and even build new muscle - that has nothing to do with exercise. Click Here To Watch His Presentation >>

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Spring Lawn Care: 5 Steps to Bring Your Lawn Back to Life
Spring Lawn Care: 5 Steps to Bring Your Lawn Back to Life

Not to be too dramatic, but spring is the most important time of the year to care for your lawn! If you neglect it in the spring, the rest of the season will suffer. From fertilization to crabgrass prevention, here are five basic steps to bring your lawn back to life after a long winter and prepare...
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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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How to See Galaxies in the Night Sky
How to See Galaxies in the Night Sky

Did you know that spring is galaxy time? More galaxies are visible from March to mid-May, early in the evening. Find out more about famous galaxies and how to see a galaxy this spring!
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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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Spaghetti Squash Vegetable Medley
Spaghetti Squash Vegetable Medley

This Spaghetti Squash dish tastes like the pasta spaghetti but much lighter and healthier, bringing a colorful rainbow of vegetables. It’s absolutely delicious!

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Delightful matchboxes - beauty in the little things!

Treat yourself to delightful matchboxes from The Old Farmer’s Store! Each box contains approximately 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips, and pulling them out of your drawer feels like finding a little treasure!

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Eat the Rainbow of Fruit and Vegetables for Health
Eat the Rainbow of Fruit and Vegetables for Health

Ever heard of “eating a rainbow” of vegetables and fruit? Nature’s pigments are amazing at protecting plants—and us! Each plant color offers a different health benefit, so you need variety. We have a handy chart so that you can eat from four different color groups to improve your body’s health. If...
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This rock can tell you about the weather!

When you wake up and wonder, “What is the weather like today?” This hilarious Almanac Weather Rock will have the answer! And even better: It’s made in picturesque Bethlehem, New Hampshire from local lumber!

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