Nasturtiums, next full Moon, tasty sandwiches

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Wake up, Golden Head!  Wake up, Brownie!
    Cat-bird wants you in the garden soon.

You and I, butterflies, bobolinks, and clover,
    We’ve a lot to do on the first of June
.

–Charles G.D. Roberts (1860–1943)

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Next Full Moon
Next Full Moon
When is the next full Moon? See our Full Moon Calendar for 2021 for the U.S. and Canada. Get Full Moon dates and times—customized to YOUR location.
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When you're tired of the flowers in your containers dying

Don’t despair! Meet a simple solution: the Flower Carpet rose. Plunk this beauty into a container—and it will last for years! See 10 colorful photos illustrating how Flower Carpet works in containers. Never get container-envy again!

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Nasturtiums
Nasturtiums
The nasturtium is a cheerful and easy-to-grow flower! Their bold blooms and edible leaves, flowers, and seedpods make them an especially fun flower for kids to plant and a favorite companion plant in the garden. Here’s how to grow your own nasturtiums!
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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

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

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Butterfly Bush
Butterfly Bush
The butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) is a beautiful, fast-growing, deciduous shrub with masses of blossoms—long, spiked trusses—that bloom from summer to autumn.
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Tick Removal Tool

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. Sold as 3-pack for spares and sharing.

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The Month of June 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The Month of June 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The month of June brings beautiful bouquets, delicious fruits and vegetables, and an urge to get out there and enjoy the sunshine. Check out June holidays, wacky times, gardening tips, and even a fun quiz!
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Sun Face Kinetic Wind Stake

Bring dramatic excitement to your garden with this extra-large kinetic wind stake featuring a 32-inch-wide Sun fan. Beautifully hand-painted metal Sun rays dazzle as the double-blade design spins in opposite directions, creating a mesmerizing effect. Video of the wind stake in action is available.

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10 Great Sandwich Recipes
10 Great Sandwich Recipes
Our all-time favorite sandwiches will brighten up your lunch with flavorful ingredients. This year, we’ve added several new sandwich recipes which are both easy-to-make and satisfying—including our Vermont Farm Sandwich (are you brave enough?), melty Grilled Cheese, and Turkey Green Apple Panini....
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Clean Air Odor-Neutralizing Candle

Eliminates offending odors—doesn’t just mask them! The ingredients are a proprietary blend of essential and botanical oils in a GMO-free soy wax base with an unbleached hemp wick. 

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