Beekeeping pros and cons, cough relief, potato candy

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 6, 2018

winter nature scene

Come when the rains
Have glazed the snow and clothes the trees with ice,
While the slant sun of February pours
Into the bowers a flood of light.

–William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)

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Needhams Potato Candy
Needhams Potato Candy

A unique potato candy made with a mashed potato and coconut center, needhams, aka “Maine Potato Candy,” are a fun candy treat.

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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!)

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How to Choose Tomato Varieties to Grow
How to Choose Tomato Varieties to Grow
How do you choose the best tomato variety for your yard? There are so many tempting tomato varieties! We’lll help you choose the best variety for you in this video. Article included!
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The 2020 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.

 

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Beekeeping 101: Should You Raise Honey Bees?
Beekeeping 101: Should You Raise Honey Bees?
Thinking of raising honey bees in your backyard? Besides producing delicious local honey and wax, honeybees pollinate garden flowers and plants, given them a big boost. Bees are also quite independent! Learn the basics of beekeeping and whether it’s right for you with our Beekeeping 101 Guide.
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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. 

 

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Home Remedies for Cough Relief
Home Remedies for Cough Relief
Coughs, while rarely serious, can be really annoying. Some of these natural remedies can provide great relief from a cough, especially when you’re having difficulty sleeping.
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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!

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