March Birthstone: Aquamarine
March Flower: Daffodil
Thursday March 5 Full “Wakening” Moon. Planting by the Moon: during the Moon’s third quarter, plant root crops like turnips, potatoes, beets and carrots.
Friday March 6 It’s National Procrastination Week.
Saturday March 7 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins.
Sunday March 8 Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 a.m.
Friday March 13 Last Quarter. The Moon is ending its third quarter. It is waning. Planting by the Moon: do no planting during the Moon’s last quarter. Instead, clean up the garden, kill weeds and insect pests.
Sunday March 15 Jerry Borrowman, an author of biographies of World War II and Vietnam veterans including Col. Bernard Fisher, will speak in Boise. The talk is free and the public is invited.
The program will begin at 7 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints, 5751 S. Five Mile Road (south of Amity).
Monday March 16 It’s National Poison Prevention Week.
Tuesday March 17 St Patrick’s Day.
Friday March 20 New Moon. Vernal Equinox. First Day of Spring. Planting by the Moon: during the Moon’s first quarter, plant leaf vegetables like lettuce and other vegetables growing above ground that have seeds that are not eaten.
Friday March 27 First Quarter. The Moon is ending its first quarter. It is waxing. Planting by the Moon: during the Moon’s second quarter, plant vegetables in which the seeds can be eaten: beans, tomatoes, peppers and squash.

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