Blue Moon, 2018 food trends, healthy soil

Daily Newsletter for Friday, January 5, 2018

cold january

Then came old January, wrapped well
In many weeds to keep the cold away; 
Yet did he quake and quiver, like to quell,
And blow his nails to warm them if he may
.
–Edmund Spenser (c. 1552–99)

Friday, January 5, 2018
5th day of the year


Diane Keaton (actress) was born on this day in 1946.
Jerry Van Dyke (actor) died on this day in 2018.


 
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Healthy Soil is Critical

Types of Soil in the Garden
How do you take care of your soil? In this video, we show you how to determine the soil type of your garden and how to make your soil healthy and productive. Yes, any soil type can be improved!
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Bees Please Water Pitcher

Use this small pitcher as a flower vase or accent decoration.
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$12.95
 
Winter Blooming Plants

Winter Landscaping
You might not think about landscaping in winter, but your yard can be just as beautiful in the winter as in the spring.
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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.
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$10.99
 
Blue Moon in January

What is a Blue Moon?
When is the next Blue Moon? And exactly what is a Blue Moon? There’s some confusion about this popular phrase. Here’s the scoop.
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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

Features amazing photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, and trivia! 
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$9.99
 
Fun Food Trends

Food and Garden Trends for 2018
If you grow (at least some of) your own food, prefer scratch cooking at home to dining out/ordering in, and aim to eat for optimal health, you’re already in sync with many of the major food and food gardening trends for 2018.
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Delicious Soup Recipes

Soup Recipes: Soups, Stews, and Chowders
There’s nothing better than a warm, hearty bowl of soup on a cold day. These stew, chowder, and soup recipes will give you warmth and plenty of leftovers!
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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Features dramatic images of the Moon!  
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$10.99