Dog age chart, magical milkweed, pears

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
205th day of the year


Barry Bonds (baseball player) was born on this day in 1964.
Sherman Hemsley (actor) died on this day in 2012.


 

Order the 2018 Almanac Now!

 
Dog Age Chart

Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
How old is your dog in human years? Multiplying your dog’s age by seven is easy, but isn’t very accurate.
  READ MORE  
 
Milkweed Power

Common Milkweed and Its Natural Remedies
Common milkweed has a long history as a natural remedy—and many other uses! Plus, milkweed is the food of our beautiful American Monarch butterflies! Discover this surprisingly useful native plant.
  READ MORE  
 
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

Features amazing photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, and trivia! 
  LEARN MORE  
$9.99
 
Harvesting Pears

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.
  READ MORE  
 
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Features dramatic images of the Moon!  
  LEARN MORE  
$10.99
 
Embedded thumbnail for How to Water Vegetables for Better Taste
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.
  WATCH VIDEO  
 
Lighted Glass Mason Jar

Makes a great centerpiece or accent decoration. Features a 4-hour timer. Requires 2 AAA batteries.
  LEARN MORE  
$15.95
 
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!

  READ MORE  
 
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.   
  LEARN MORE  
$14.99