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

Bill Moyers (journalist) was born on this day in 1934.
Kate Spade (fashion designer) died on this day in 2018.


old farmers almanac garden guide

Amazing Two-Ingredient Jam

How to Make Berry Jam
Learn how to make jam in no time! Here’s a quick and easy berry jam recipe with just two ingredients. Importantly, this simple jam has that naturally delicious, flavor-packed taste that all jam lovers crave.
Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Retro design resembles a vintage advertising thermometer. Made in the USA.
New! Hurricane Forecast

2019 Hurricane Season Forecast
The hurricane season for 2019 officially began on June 1, 2019. Here is the 2019 hurricane forecast—updated July 9—with the expected number of storms and predicted landfall.  Also, find your common questions and answers about Earth’s most violent storms!
Kaleidoscope Wind Spinner

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

Full Moon for June 2020
Learn about the Full Moon for June 2020—the Strawberry Moon! Find out more about the June’s full Moon and why it’s special.
Color-Infused Metal Garden Stake

A brilliant seven-step color infusion process produces a gorgeous interplay of color 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, the rose and the honeysuckle. Learn more about the meaning of these colorful beauties.
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.