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Farmer’s Calendar for July 2013

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The warmth of summer can be a joy—or a pain. Listen to learn how to keep cool on a hot day.

This segment of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Farmer’s Calendar podcast series was written by George Lohmiller and is read by Heidi Stonehill, an Almanac editor.


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Some of our readers have

By Almanac Staff

Some of our readers have suggested to pull the thistle during a full Moon. It will come up with most of the root. Here's an old saying from our archives.
"Cut in June, you cut too soon; cut in July, they're sure to die."

a farmer friend of mine use

By leslie wardman

a farmer friend of mine use to say to cut thistle according to the moon.....? how do I know when that is

Here is the page on Best Days

By bxk

Here is the page on Best Days by the Moon--look at the dates for killing weeds: http://www.almanac.com/bestdays/timetable

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