Mars can produce lion and lamb days
March now has six days and the whole month can produce lion and lamb days and some split personality days and also some snow to make the month interesting. There is a bit of winter left in March. Recall that in recent years there have been heavy snowfalls in mid-March and even several consecutive deep snowfalls. The best thing about March snowfall is that cool weather vegetables already planted are hardy enough to survive snow, frost, and cold temperatures.
Golden alley of daffodils
Mars produces golden walkways and daffodil beds that adorn sidewalks, driveways, gardens and colorful flowerbeds in the woods. They are part of the harbingers of spring. There are many varieties of daffodils and they will display their colors throughout the month.
Daffodils are heirloom spring flowering bulbs and perennials. Some of the beautiful flowerbeds in the woods next to Reynolda Gardens have been enjoyed every spring for generations. A journey through the Surry County countryside describes many old dwelling places where old daffodil beds planted many years ago still reappear each spring in silent testimony to the occupants who planted them when hearths were built by hand many years ago. An amazing display of daffodils is one that displays its blooms on a vacant meadow where there is no dwelling place, but these golden daffodils are a memorial that a family lived in this meadow and planted these beds of daffodils. We remember old cemeteries where daffodils bloom to honor loved ones and family members. Who knows, the beautiful beds along Reynolda Road at Reynolda House in Winston-Salem may have been furnished by the Richard Joshua Reynolds family themselves!
Hyacinths add fragrance and color
Daffodils put on their golden glow until March, but the scent, beauty, delicate blooms and colors of hyacinths waking up on a March morning on the porch make every morning brighter. They are pleasing to the eyes and nostrils. At this glorious time of year, their scent is like the essence of perfume that lingers on the winds of a March morning. Their colors of pastel reds, whites, yellows, pinks, lavender, purples and blues are a welcome sight on a cool March morning. Their broad green foliage also adds depth to their flower display. They seem to emit more fragrance in the morning when the sun is shining on them.
St. Patrick’s Day Angel Pie
Saint Patrick’s Day is only a week away. You can make St. Patrick’s Day angel food pie with a ready-made graham cracker crust or a pre-baked nine-inch pie crust. Ready-to-use graham cracker crust is arguably the best. You will need the pie shell of your choice, a cup of crushed pineapple, a quarter teaspoon of salt, six tablespoons of cornstarch, three egg whites, half a pint of cream whisk dairy (beaten until firm), a small jar of green maraschino cherries (chopped), and 1/2 cup sugar. Combine crushed pineapple, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.Combine the cornstarch with half a cup of cold water and add to the crushed pineapple mixture.Cook over medium heat until clear glossy (stirring constantly. Let cool. Beat egg whites until stiff, fold beaten egg whites into crushed pineapple mixture. Spread mixture into pie shell or crust.Beat the other half liter of dairy whipping cream until stiff, add three teaspoons of sugar and r move. Top the pie with whipped cream and sprinkle the jar with chopped, drained green maraschino cherries on top of the whipped cream filling. Store in the refrigerator before and after serving.
Mustard greens in March
The soil in the garden is passable and the conditions are ideal for sowing a row or bed of curly mustard greens. They are soft and tender and yes, they are curly. You can also sow mixed greens which can be mixed in any ratio you desire. You can choose from kale, rapeseed, broadleaf, tender green, leafy turnip, and spinach. The hardware store or seed store will mix the seeds for you or have them pre-mixed in one-ounce bags. Spring greens do well and produce a crop in 50-60 days and in the spring they have very few insect enemies at this time of year. Sow the seeds in a three-inch-deep furrow, cover the seeds with a layer of peat moss and add Plant-Tone Organic Plant Food before packing the soil on both sides of the furrow and tamping with the plow blade. the hoe.
Something pretty and pink
Across the highways and roads of Surry County and in the foothills of Virginia and up to the Sandhills, peach trees display their delicate pastel pink blossoms. Their shade of pink is unlike any other. Even backyards and small orchards glow with shades of blushing pink. We hope it will be a bountiful and bountiful year for peaches.
A bowl of sparkling Saint Patty’s punch
It’s not too early to enjoy a bowl of sparkling Saint Paddy’s punch or whip up a bowl for Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations. It’s an easy recipe and very green too. You will need three packs of Kool-Aid Lime, one can (46 ounces) of pineapple juice, one 46 ounce can of water, two cups of sugar, one two-liter bottle of Fanta Green Apple, one two-liter bottle of Fanta Pineapple, a two-liter bottle of Mountain Dew, a three-ounce can of lemonade concentrate. Combine 46-ounce can of pineapple juice, one 46-ounce can of water, two Kool-Aid lime packs, two cups of sugar, and three ounces of lime concentrate. Mix well until sugar and Kool-Aid are dissolved and combined. For an ice ring, mix one Kool-Aid lime pack and two liters of water. Mix and pour into a cake tin and freeze overnight. Refrigerate the two-liter drinks overnight as well as the punch base. To serve, add a ring of ice to the punch bowl, add half the punch base and half the Fanta Green Apple and Mountain Dew. Add this report to replenish the bowl as needed.
A row of spring onions
Most hardware and seed stores stock spring onions in white, red, and yellow colors. A pound of sets will sow a 40 foot row or a four by eight foot bed. They will do well in cool March soil and cold temperatures and their growth will not be hampered. Plant the sets in a furrow about four inches deep. Place the sets about three inches apart, cover with a layer of peat moss, then apply a layer of Plant-Tone Organic Plant Food before packing the soil on both sides of the furrow. Be sure to place the onions root side down. Apply Miracle-Gro Liquid Plant Food mixed with water to the sets once a month.
Peat Moss is a Magical Garden Ingredient
Peat moss is totally organic and not only improves soil texture, but it also absorbs and retains moisture and promotes soil and plant growth and health. It produces its magic touch on flowers as well as on vegetables and bulbs in all seasons of the year. A few handfuls of potting soil for annuals and perennials will help maintain moisture and texture. A 3.5 cubic foot bag of peat moss costs around $11 or $12. It is beneficial to apply peat moss to each growing item you plant or plant. When planting roses, fill the bottom of the hole where the roses are planted with peat moss and also mix the peat moss with the soil you are covering the roses with. In the dryness of summer, peat moss will help roses retain moisture.
Keep an eye out for the Christmas cactus
Christmas cacti overwinter in the sunny living room. They have sun there, but not full sun. They are kept away from direct sunlight because direct sunlight causes the cactus to develop reddish foliage, which is a warning that the cactus is getting too much sun. A movement across the room will solve the problem. In mid-April, the cactus can be moved to the porch to spend spring, summer and early fall. March is the time to prepare them for their move outside. During this month, water lightly every ten days. Add additional potting soil if the cactus needs it. Add Flower-Tone Organic Fertilizer in the middle. If any foliage is discolored or unhealthy, remove it. Wait until all danger of frost has passed before moving to the porch.
Hoe hoe hoe
“Bad coat.” A polite man in the restaurant touched the man who was putting on an overcoat. “Excuse me,” he said. “But do you happen to be Mr. Johnston of Mount Airy?” “No, I’m not,” the man said abruptly. “Oh, well,” said the first man, “I’m Mr. Johnston and that’s my coat you’re putting on!”
“Weep no more, my lady,” A woman in church cried as she said goodbye to her pastor of years. “My dear lady,” said the pastor, “don’t be angry, they will send a much better pastor to replace me.” “That’s what they said last time,” the woman said.
Almanac for the month of March 2022
Shrove Tuesday is celebrated on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Ash Wednesday will be Wednesday, March 2, 2022. There will be a new moon on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The moon reaches its first quarter on Thursday, March 10, 2022. The time of Summer arrives at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated on Thursday, March 17, 2022. The moon will be full on Friday, March 18, 2022. The first day of spring will be Monday, March 21, 2022. The name of the March full moon is “Full Worm Moon”. The moon reaches its last quarter on Friday, March 25, 2022.