Growing cucumbers, seed-sowing success, spring salad

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, March 29, 2021

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Look all around thee! How the Spring advances!
New life is playing through the gay, green trees
See how in yonder bower the light leaf dances
To the bird's tread and the quivering breeze
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–Ludwig Tieck (1773–1853)

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Cucumbers
Cucumbers

An easy-care vegetable that loves sun and water, cucumbers grow quickly as long as they receive consistent watering and warmth. Don’t let cucumbers get too large before you pick or they will taste bitter! See how to grow and harvest cucumbers.
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Sow Seeds of Victory: Planting a Victory Garden

Learn all about Victory Gardens and how to plant them in your own backyard! Included is your very own garden layout plan to help get you started right.

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5 Garden Hacks for Seed-Sowing Success

When you’re sowing your garden seeds, do it right!  Sow seeds more easily with seed tape, soak your seeds to boost germination rates, and speed up germination with our excellent tips!
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How To: Reset Your Metabolism

Digestion, Weight, Fatigue All Linked To 1 “Metabolic” Issue. Doctor Steven Gundry says you should try this!!!

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Community Gardens: What Are the Dos and Don'ts?
Community Gardens: What Are the Dos and Don'ts?

Lacking a sunny yard or space for gardening? Be part of a community garden with like-minded souls! But also keep in mind some of the dos and don’ts of community gardening before you join up! 
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Handy gardening tools with lovely designs!

These garden trowels and transplanters feature wide, large blades that hold large amounts of soil and extra-strong designs that won’t bend, even in the toughest soil type. Plus, they have bright designs to keep your garden cheery!

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Lemony Asparagus and Spring Pea Salad with Roasted Almonds
Lemony Asparagus and Spring Pea Salad with Roasted Almonds

Our “Lemony Asparagus and Spring Pea Salad with Roasted Almonds” shows off the best of early spring vegetables.

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Get gardening inspiration every day!

The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer‘s Almanac. It is the perfect gift for the garden enthusiast!

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How Plants and Weather Cause Allergies
How Plants and Weather Cause Allergies

Spring brings beautiful trees and flowers, but it also wreaks havoc on those with allergies—and certain weather conditions can make things even worse. Learn more about the connection between weather, plants, and spring allergies!
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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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