Easy jam, hurricane forecast, cats in gardens

Daily Newsletter for Monday, June 5, 2017


'Tis June, and all the lowland swamps
Are rich with tufted reeds and ferns,
And filmy with the vaporous damps
That rise when twilight's crimson burns
–George Arnold (1834–65)

Monday, June 5, 2017
156th day of the year

Liza Weil (actress) was born on this day in 1977.
Ray Bradbury (science fiction author) died on this day in 2012.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
It was designed to harvest and wash vegetables and fruit easily, but it has hundreds of other uses, too!

old farmers almanac garden guide

Amazing Two-Ingredient Jam

Easy Berry Jam Recipe: How to Make Jam
Here is an easy berry jam recipe with just two ingredients, so you can learn how to make jam in no time! Importantly, this simple jam has that naturally delicious, flavor-packed taste that all jam lovers crave.
Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Handmade in the USA and sold exclusively through The Old Farmer’s Store! 
New! Hurricane Forecast

Hurricane Forecast | Hurricane Facts and Common Questions
The 2017 hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Here is the summary of observed activity versus forecast—plus, hurricane facts and information from The Old Farmer’s Almanac!
Kaleidoscope Wind Spinner Sun & Moon

Features a deep and highly reflective finish that gleams and pulses with each breeze! Made in the USA to last.
June's Strawberry Moon

Full Moon for June 2018
Learn more about the Full Moon for June 2018. Why is it called the Strawberry Moon? When is the best time to see the Full Moon? Here are Moon facts and folklore from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
Color-Infused Metal Garden Stake

A brilliant seven-step color infusion process produces a gorgeous interplay of greens, yellows, and blues on a reflective metallic finish. 
Cats in Your Plants?

How to Keep Cats Away From the Garden
Cats can be useful around the garden, keeping unwanted rodents at bay, but they can be destructive as well. How do we keep cats away from the garden with natural deterrents and cat repellents? 
Dragonfly Wooden Night Lights

These highly intricate and detailed night lights were carved with a laser. The craftsmanship is outstanding. Each shade consists of 4 pieces of wood held together with interlocking finger joints. The best part is that the shade hides the bulb, even when viewed from the side. Made in the USA.
Birth Flower for June

June Birth Flowers
June’s birth month flowers are among the most fragrant of all.   
Hummingbird Thermometer Stake

“Fun” and “functional” describe this special garden thermometer. A hand-painted glass hummingbird sits atop a large, easy-to-read, dial thermometer. The temperature gauge displays both Fahrenheit and Celsius.