Full Buck Moon rises, 10 smart watering tips, campfire food

Daily Newsletter for Friday, July 7, 2017

ant hills

If ant hills are high in July,
the coming winter will be hard

Friday, July 7, 2017
188th day of the year

Kaci Brown (singer) was born on this day in 1988.
Jeff Smith (the white-bearded minister who became public television's popular Frugal Gourmet) died on this day in 2004.

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!

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Full Buck Moon Meaning

Full Moon for July 2018
Learn about the Full Moon for July 2018—the Full Buck Moon—plus, see the best days by the Moon, full Moon names, and more.
Birdbath/Feeder Stake

Rich and vibrant colors are accented with pearl to give an iridescent hue to this elegantly crafted art glass bowl. This attractive art piece can be used as a birdbath or a bird feeder with the stable 3-pronged base. 
Can The Moon Predict Childbirth?

Full Moons and Labor: Childbirth Folklore
Check out this author’s intriguing theory—best tested by parents of large families—about the relationship between the Moon phase and when a mother gives birth.
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.  
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How to Water, When to Water

10 Smart Watering Tips for a Healthy Garden
Watering at the right time, in the right place, and using the right methods can make a big difference to how much water your garden needs.
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.   
Birthstone for July

July Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The July birthstone, the ruby, was regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.”
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

Features amazing photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, and trivia! 
Campfire Food!

Hobo Packs

Combine your favorite vegetables and herbs (fennel, celery, carrots, thyme, rosemary). This recipe is very forgiving.

The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac

Makes a great stocking stuffer that will last all year long! Get free shipping on this item.