4th July forecast, fishing, raccoon trouble

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, June 29, 2017


Wanderer moon
smiling a faintly ironical smile
at this
brilliant, dew-moistened
summer morning

–William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)

Thursday, June 29, 2017
180th day of the year

Kimberlin Brown (actress) was born on this day in 1961.
Joel Siegel (film critic) died on this day in 2007.


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What's Your 4th July Forecast?

Fourth of July 2018 Forecast: Fireworks Weather?
Get the weather forecast for 4th of July 2017 from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. We’ll tell you what kind of thunderous celebrations could be in store—so you’re in the know when it comes to parades, BBQs, and fireworks! 
Color-Infused Metal Garden Stake

A brilliant seven-step color infusion process produces a gorgeous interplay of color on a reflective metallic finish. 
Raccoon Troubles?

Learn how to identify raccoons and how to get rid of raccoons in your garden with these helpful tips.
Vintage Cast Iron Sun

Measures almost a foot across and is made using traditional sand-casting techniques. The weather-resistant finish allows it to be enjoyed outdoors or indoors. 
Rugged Coneflowers

Coneflowers, also known as Echinacea, are tough little native flowers that draw butterflies, bees, and birds to the garden! Here’s how to grow this American native—and important tips on plant care, from deadheading to cutting back in June.
Floral Butterfly Garden Stake

Complement those gorgeous flowers in your garden with this fun garden stake. This hand-painted beauty stands out in the sun with bright colors and metallic paint for an eye-catching finish that glistens. The perfect addition to your backyard oasis!
The Best Gourmet Burgers!

Super Summer Burgers

These amazing gourmet burgers will have your mouth watering with delicious toppings, including applewood bacon. This is an upscale burger recipe for a special feast!

Wind Chimes, Bells, and Spinners!

Loads of designs! Made from brass, rust-proof aluminum, cast iron, ceramic, and wood.
Time to Fish!

Fishing Calendar for 2019
When is the best time to go fishing? See our best fishing days in the Old Farmer’s Almanac’s 2019 fishing calendar, below.
Art Glass Bird Garden Stakes, Set of 3

“These are the cutest little glass birds I’ve ever seen. They will look gorgeous in a flower pot and/or just in a flower bed or in the middle of some flowers or near a shrub. These are beautiful, you won’t go wrong purchasing them.” –Nancy H. from Ohio