Ease into raised beds, comfort food, a star is born

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 27, 2018

stone wall

Something there is that doesn't love a wall,
That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,
And spills the upper boulders in the sun;
And makes gaps even two can pass abreast

– Robert Frost (1874–1963)

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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5 Comfort Food Recipes

Comfort Food Recipes from The Old Farmer's Almanac
Ready for some amazing comfort food recipes? We’ve got macaroni and cheese, meatballs, lasagna, warm soup, chocolate desserts, and something new!


Not Your Grandma's Pain Relief

Topical Pain Relief That: ✓ Smells Better ✓ Works Faster ✓ Lasts Longer ✓ Non Greasy! Click for a wide variety of Topical Pain Relief Options. Also Available on Amazon.com!

Eat More Cabbage

5 Reasons You Should Eat Cabbage
If you haven’t eaten cabbage in a while, we urge you to look again at this healthy, unsung hero of the vegetable world. Want beautiful skin, to lose weight, a great immune system? See five great reasons to eat (and grow) cabbage!
Kitchen Clocks

Bold and colorful floral designs!

A Star is Born

A New Star in the Night Sky in 2022
A star is born! If you’ve followed my column, you may recall me saying that a new star will appear in the night sky.
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide

New from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the 2018 Garden Guide will help you to grow greener, cleaner vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers, even scent-amentals! 

Ease Into Raised Beds

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
Raised garden beds are fairly easy to construct, even easier to maintain, and offer myriad benefits for your garden (and you)! Here’s how to build a raised garden bed in your backyard, as well as some advice on using the right wood and soil.
Lilac and Violets Bath Bomb Set

Directions for a luxurious bath: Fill tub. Drop in bath bomb. Allow ingredients to effervesce, releasing essential oils into the water and a delicate scent into the air.

Raising Chickens Pros and Cons

Raising Chickens 101: How to Get Started
So, you’d like to raise your own chickens? Be sure you’re ready to commit! Here’s the first article in our six-part beginner’s guide to raising chickens. Let’s “start from scratch,” so to speak.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes.