Sleeping better, eclipse folklore, fried green tomatoes
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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 15, 2017
When high the sun in noonday glory rides,
Where willows keep the lake's green margin cool,
The speckled trout amid their shadow hides,
And dragonflies haunt every shaded pool.
–Thomas S. Collier (1842–93)
Solar Eclipse Folklore, Myths, and Superstitions
Here at the The Old Farmer’s Almanac, we do love our folklore and mythology—and there’s nothing like a total solar eclipse to get folks wondering why things happen. For the Sun to suddenly disappear demands explanation—or, let’s say,...
How to Save Vegetable Seeds
Want to save vegetable seedsto replant next year? Here’s our seed-saving guide for beginners. Learn how to harvest and save seeds from some of your favorite garden vegetables, including beans, peppers, tomatoes, and more!
How to Plant a Fall Vegetable Garden Plant a fall vegetable garden—to extend the growing season and your harvest. See our fall planting guide on the benefits of a fall garden, when to plant a fall garden, and the must-grow autumn crops.
How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring
If you are suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, simply can’t sleep, or are snoring, you might benefit from these natural sleep aids, which might help you sleep better.
Animal-shaped microwave heating pads that double as a gentle ice packs. Provide natural hot and cold comfort! Microwave for moist heat therapy to relax stiff muscles and improve circulation and flexibility.