Clogged drains, wedding customs, green tomatoes

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 29, 2017

bees on goldenrod

Silence again. The glorious symphony
Hath need of pause and interval of peace.
Some subtle signal bids all sweet sounds cease,
Save hum of insects’ aimless industry
–Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–85)


Tuesday, August 29, 2017
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Rain Falls, Power Fails, Cummins Works

Clogged Drains?

How to Keep Drains from Clogging
If you have running water in your home, here are a few important things you need to know about your drains!


No water, just clean, quiet, and simple!

If you need a place to “go” but it’s difficult and too expensive to install a waste system. This toilet is easy to install almost anywhere.

Wedding Customs and Traditions

Wedding Traditions, Customs, and Etiquette
Here’s a look at some common wedding customs, traditions, and etiquette—from then and now!
Floral Butterfly Garden Stake

Complement those gorgeous flowers in your garden with this fun garden stake. This hand-painted beauty stands out in the sun with bright colors and metallic paint for an eye-catching finish that glistens. The perfect addition to your backyard oasis!

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Ripening Green Tomatoes

How to Ripen Green Tomatoes
When temperatures begin to drop, tomatoes stop ripening, so it’s time to take action! We will show you how to ripen your green tomatoes both on and off the vine—and also when it’s your cue to remove those tomatoes from the vine.


Mulch Dye

Freshen up tired, faded mulch and add instant curb appeal for pennies per square foot. 

When to Harvest Guide

When to Harvest Vegetables and Fruit
How do you know when fruit and vegetables are ready to pick? Whether you are a gardener or a grocery shopper, this harvest guide will help you recognize when your summer fruit and vegetables are at the peak of flavor.
Kitchen Dish Towels

Discover our large selection of cotton dish towels with country and farmhouse style!

Late Summer Berry Pie

Cherry Berry Pie

This mouthwatering pie bursting with berries comes from one of our newest cookbooks, Cooking Fresh With The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac - Collector's Edition

Our exclusive best offer! This hardcover Collector’s Edition Almanac includes a free 2018 Gardening Wall Calendar and replicas of Almanacs from 100 and 200 years ago. (A $15.99 value!)