Speedy zinnias, June weather, herb recipes

Daily Newsletter for Friday, June 9, 2017


Married in the month of roses, June,
Life will be one long honeymoon


Friday, June 9, 2017
160th day of the year

Natalie Portman (actress) was born on this day in 1981.
Adam West (actor) died on this day in 2017.

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

Still Time for Zinnias

Zinnia Flower Varieties: Colorful, Easy, Fast-Growing!
No summer garden is complete without colorful zinnias. Is there an easier or faster flower to grow? Sprinkle them in full sun and you’ll have seedlings in days!
Vintage Cast Iron Bird

Made using traditional sand-casting techniques! Display inside or outside.  
Raccoons Robbing the Garden?

Learn how to identify raccoons and how to get rid of raccoons in your garden with these helpful tips.
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

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

Grapes are often ignored in home gardens, and yet are one of the most widely produced fruit in the world—as well as beautifully ornamental plants. We have plenty of tips for growing grapes in your own backyard.
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. 
Wedding Weather and Traditions

Wedding Weather Forecasts
Wondering what the weather will be like for your wedding day? See our weather prediction tools—plus, all about wedding traditions and old-fashioned customs!
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. 
Add Herbs to Your Recipes!

Herb Recipes: Cooking with Fresh Herbs
Those of us with herb gardens are eager to start trying easy, healthy recipes that include herbs! Cooking with herbs can add great health benefits to your meals as well as make them even more tasty, so check out these delicious herb recipes
Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

Top seller! 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.