Apple panini, clover, cool clouds

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Easy Panini!

Smoked Turkey and Green Apple Panini Recipe

Recipes need not be complicated to earn praise. This simple artisan sandwich is a real crowd-pleaser!

Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

Spins effortlessly, won’t tip, and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails. 

Picnic Recipe Ideas

Picnic Recipes for Sunny Days!
Pack a picnic! From potato salads to chicken salads to old-fashioned strawberry lemonade, here’s delicious food to bring to your outdoor patio or a picnic in the park—or, pack in a cooler for a long drive!
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes. 

Cool New Clouds

Phoning in New Clouds: Part 1
Reach into your pocket and you will find the newest weather instrument—your cell phone. Thanks to people’s cell pictures, scientists have now discovered 12 new clouds. These are the first new clouds discovered in 30 years. 
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Buy the Almanac for Kids, Volume 7, and GET VOLUMES 6 AND 5 FOR FREE! 

Growing Blueberries

Blueberries: The Easiest Fruit to Grow Is Also One of the Healthiest
Blueberries are one the easiest fruit to grow. Here are some of the best blueberry varieties to add to your garden and a few tips for successfully growing blueberries.
Vermont Weather Station

Measures temperature and humidity with an easy-to-read scale. Available in both brass and copper. A handsome and practical addition to your kitchen window.

Clover as Ground Cover

Clover Comeback
At one time, most lawns had at least some clover growing in them, with many consisting almost entirely of clover plants. Today, many lawn enthusiasts are trying to limit the use of pesticides and are again turning to clover.
Wall Pail Set

Perfect for dried herbs!