Lemon power, weather forecasts, slow cooker ideas

Daily Newsletter for Monday, February 5, 2018

dripping ice

On the wind in February
Snowflakes float still,
Half inclined to turn to rain,
Nipping, dripping, chill
–Christina Rossetti (1830–94)

Monday, February 5, 2018
36th day of the year

Sara Evans (country music singer) was born on this day in 1971.
Brian Jacques (children's author) died on this day in 2011.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
It was designed to harvest and wash vegetables and fruit easily, but it has hundreds of other uses, too!
Gardening Notebook > Learn More
Two-Month Weather Forecast

Long-Range Weather Forecast
Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been known for its traditionally 80 percent-accurate forecasts.
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!)
Easy Early Veggies

Easy Vegetables to Plant in Early Spring
The secret to a bountiful early harvest is choosing the right seeds. As you peruse catalogs or seed kiosks, keep this in mind: Choose cold-resistant vegetables to plant this spring and well begun, you’ll be half done. 
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.  
February Best Days

Best Days for February 2018
Here is a snapshot of the Best Days for the month of February 2018—from Best Days to quit smoking to Best Days to cut hair.
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.   
New Slow Cooker Recipes!

Best Slow Cooker Recipes
Forget about fast food—slow food is where it’s at! Using a slow cooker or crock pot allows you to have home-style meals even with a busy schedule. If you haven’t discovered the joy of slow cooking yet, try these recipes and get a taste of what you’ve been missing!
The 2018 Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Boxed Daily Calendar

Gardeners will be delighted with this nicely illustrated and gift-boxed page-a-day calendar!
Magical Power of Lemons

Household Uses for Lemons
Lemons aren’t just good for adding flavor to recipes: they’re also very useful around the house! Here are some of the best uses for lemons and lemon juice.
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

Features amazing photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, and trivia!