Planting bulbs, sweet potato recipes, Labor Day ideas

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Summer declines and roses have grown rare,
But cottage crofts are gay with hollyhocks,
And in old garden walks you breathe an air
Fragrant of pinks and August-smelling stocks
–John Todhunter (1839–1916)


Wednesday, August 30, 2017
242nd day of the year

Cameron Diaz (actress) was born on this day in 1972.
Wes Craven (filmmaker) died on this day in 2015.

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Planting Bulbs for Spring Bloms

Fall Bulbs: Planting for Spring Flowers
Plant flower bulbs in the fall for a garden full of colorful blossoms in the spring! See our handy fall-planted bulbs chart for a listen of bulbs for your zone, including daffodils, tulips, crocus, hyacincth and more.


Achieve Your Wishes

Improve your life with anointed oils. These oils are created with specific purposes, including spiritual healing oils, oils to stave off evil spirits or attract wealth, and Blessed Spiritual Oils to anoint your body and home.
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Canning and Drying Your Harvest

Canning and Drying Fruit and Vegetables—Step-by-Step
Canning and drying are two of the best ways to preserve your precious harvest. In this video, we show you how it’s done.
Almanac Hummingbird Thermometer

Handmade in the USA and sold exclusively through The Old Farmer’s Store! 
Labor Day Ideas

When is Labor Day 2018?
When is Labor Day 2018? Why do we observe Labor Day? Learn about the history of Labor Day—and get Labor Day recipe ideas!
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

Keeps avid weather watchers engaged and entertained day after day for up to 4 years! 
Sweet Potato Recipes

10 Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Here are some delicious sweet potato recipes, including sweet potato fries, biscuits, casseroles, and desserts. Sweet potatoes are versatile, nutritious, and low in calories, making for the perfect addition to any meal.
Hummingbird Flower Spinner

Add lively fun to your garden. The petals of the flower spin around a hummingbird in the center. Painted with a metallic paint for a brilliant shine.
Easy Herbal Vinegar

Preserving Herbs: Make Your Own Herb-Infused Vinegar
You’ve seen herbal vinegars in upscale food boutiques and catalogues, usually stoppered or corked glass jars with sprigs of herbs floating in translucent liquid. Gorgeous. And pricey. Why not make your own herb-inflused vinegar? It’s easy!


Neatmaster Ultrasonic Pest Control

Amazon’s #1 category best-seller with a 4.5 star rating! Uses state-of-the-art  ultrasonic and electromagnetic technology to drive away mice, rats, bats, fleas, spiders, roaches, mosquitoes, ants, snakes, and more. None are immune to the sound and leave after a few short weeks of use. The pest repellent sound is inaudible to humans and pets. Do away with chemicals, poisons, and traps.