tomato tips, animal tracks, sunburn!

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, June 7, 2017

honeybee on flower

A bird in the boughs sang "June,"
And "June" hummed a bee in a Bacchic glee
As he tumbled over and over
Drunk with the honey-dew

–Clinton Scollard (1860–1932)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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old farmers almanac garden guide

Know Your Animal Tracks?

Animal Track Identification
You don’t have to be in the jungle or deep forest to be an animal tracker. Animal footprints are often as close as your backyard or garden. Take a look at these animal track pictures—showing footprints in both the snow and in mud.
Vintage Cast Iron Bird

Made using traditional sand-casting techniques! Display inside or outside.


Sunburn Remedies!

Home Remedies for Sunburn Relief & Treatment
Here are 20 remedies for sunburn relief and treatment. If you have a minor sunburn (where the skin is red or sore, but not blistered or broken), try one of these sunburn remedies to help soothe your pain. Get rid of sunburn fast!
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

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

Growing Rosemary

Rosemary is a perennial evergreen shrub with blue flowers. It is an aromatic and distinctive herb with a sweet, resinous flavor. Here’s how to grow your own rosemary plants!
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. 

Expert Tomato Tips

10 Tips for Growing Tomatoes
Tomatoes are the ultimate backyard crop, and growing them is easier than you might think. These tomato growing tips should help you to take care of your most delicious plants.
Wooden Chickadee Thermometers

SAVE $7 (over 20% off) while supplies last! Made in the USA from a single slab of wood with a metal songbird topper. 

Easy Punch Recipes

Easy Punch Recipes and Tips
Enjoy our simple punch recipes and tips, from easy fruit punch for kids’ birthday parties to more formal holiday punches and non-alcoholic options. Make your punch a smashing success!
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.