Baking soda magic, baby berry tarts, fleas on pets

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Balmily, balmily, summer wind,
Sigh through the mountain passes;
Over the sleep of the beautiful deep
Over the woods green masses
Ripple the grain of valley and plain,
And the reeds and the river grasses
.
–Ina Donna Coolbrith (1841–1928)

 

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Wild Strawberry & Garden Rosemary Tarts
Berry and Rosemary Tarts

Wild Strawberry & Garden Rosemary Tarts
The family and I headed out for an after-dinner walk the other night. We had started down the driveway and were making our way along the field when someone keenly spied the mother load. Our field was surprisingly filled with sweet, red, wild strawberries perfect for the pickin’ and eatin’—and...

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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Features dramatic images of the Moon!

 

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Japanese Beetles: Best and Worst Plants
Worst Plants for Japanese Beetles

Japanese Beetles: Best and Worst Plants
Although Japanese beetles are known to feed on more than 300 types of plants, some are more appealing to them than others! Here’s a list of the best and worst plants to grow when dealing with Japanese beetles.

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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. 

 

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Sweet Potatoes
Ever Grown Sweet Potatoes?

Sweet Potatoes
Are you growing sweet potatoes? With their deep orange flesh, these edible roots have a naturally-sweet flavor and are a top source of beta-carotene. Thriving in warm soil, unlike regular potatoes, sweet potatoes will be ready to harvest just as the ends of the vines begin to turn yellow, or just...

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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

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

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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids
 
Home Remedies for Pets
Remedies for Fleas and More

Home Remedies for Pets
Here are some valuable home remedies for dogs and cats that can keep your pet happy and healthy. From getting rid of fleas to caring for dry skin, let’s get those dog tails wagging and cats purring. 

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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. 

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Extra-Handy Lazy Susan
 
The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Magical Baking Soda

The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda is amazing! This versatile substance can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers smelling fresh, and even get rid of your sweet tooth. Here are some of the best uses for baking soda.

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