Dog age chart, magical milkweed, pears

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, July 24, 2017

new moon

Shine on, O moon of summer.
Shine to the leaves of grass, catalpa and oak,
All silver under your rain to-night
–Carl Sandburg (1878–1967)

Monday, July 24, 2017
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Dog Age Chart

Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
How old is your dog in human years? We used to multiply a dog’s age by seven; however, this calculation isn’t so cut-and-dried. See our dog calculator and chart to discover your dog’s age.
Milkweed Power

Common Milkweed: Uses and Natural Remedies
Common milkweed has a long history as a natural remedy—and has many other uses, too! Plus, milkweed is the food of our beautiful monarch butterflies. Learn about this surprisingly useful native plant.
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

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

Harvesting Pears

Biting into a juicy pear is one of the joys of the season. See how to plant, grow, and harvest pears in your own backyard. They are easy to fit into small yard spaces and attractive and require very little care once established.
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Features dramatic images of the Moon!


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Watering for Best Taste!

How to Water Vegetables for Better Taste
Improve the flavor of tomatoes and other vegetables just by the way you water your garden. Here’s how.
Lighted Glass Mason Jar

Makes a great centerpiece or accent decoration. Features a 4-hour timer. Requires 2 AAA batteries.

Peach Raspberry Crunch

High-Fiber Peach Raspberry Crunch

Mmmm! Our Peach Raspberry Crunch recipe is perfect for summer—freshly sliced peaches and fresh berries. Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired!

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.