Companion planting, potatoes, sauerkraut

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

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 13, 2018

snow melting from cottage roof

The snow has left the cottage top;
The thatch-moss grows in brighter green;
And eaves in quick succession drop,
Where grinning icicles have bee
n.

–John Clare (1793–1864)

 
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Which Flowers Pair With Veggies?

Companion Planting Flowers With Vegetables
Planting flowers in the vegetable garden will deter pests and add beauty. Learn more in this video about the benefits of companion planting with flowers—and discover the best flowers to grow.
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Rain Bell Chain

Replace your traditional gutter downspouts with attractive rain chains! Instead of traveling inside a closed tube, the rainwater follows the decorative chain to the ground. With this particular design, the rain will ting small bells as it flows.

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$64.99
Rain Bell Chain
 
Potatoes
Potatoes on St. Pat's

Potatoes
Our Potato Growing Guide covers planting, growing, and harvesting one of our favorite vegetables! Also, see tips on how to store potatoes to keep them fresh—and some homemade potato recipes.
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Bath Bomb Sets

Creates a luxurious bath or memorable gift! Choose from 4 relaxing scents.

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$9.97
Bath Bomb Sets
 
How Snow Disappears Without Melting
Sublime Sublimation

How Snow Disappears Without Melting
Ever noticed how snow will disappear without melting? Even in sub-freezing weather, the frost on your car or the snow bank will get smaller. How does this happen? It’s called sublimation. Bob explains …
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Rise and Shine Slat Box Sign

Large wooden box sign featuring a hand-lettered “Rise & Shine” sentiment inside a cut-out chicken design with striped coloration accents. Easy to hang or can free-stand alone. Perfectly complements a room decorated in a rustic or farmhouse style. 

 

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$37.95
Rise and Shine Slat Box Sign
 
How to Make Sauerkraut
Making Sauerkraut

How to Make Sauerkraut
Store-bought sauerkraut can’t compete with the homemade stuff. Follow our sauerkraut recipe to learn how to make sauerkraut of your own!
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The Gift of Gardening

The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. It is perfect for the garden enthusiast. Includes a space to personalize the book with a “To” and “From” section on the first page.

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$10.95
The Gift of Gardening
 
Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
How Old is Your Dog?

Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
How old is your dog in human years? We used to multiply a dog’s age by seven; however, this calculation isn’t so cut-and-dried. See our dog calculator and chart to discover your dog’s age.
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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! 

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$4.99
The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide