Memorial Day forecast, tomato crop rotation, granola bars

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, May 17, 2018

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"Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us."
–Voltaire (1694–1778)

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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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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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Crop Rotation 101: Tips for Vegetable Gardens
Crop Rotation 101: Tips for Vegetable Gardens
If you grow tomatoes or other crops in the same garden bed year after year, you’re likely to notice an increase in pests and diseases. Break the cycle! Take a moment to learn about the basics of crop rotation. Your plants will thank you with a bigger, healthier harvest.
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Almanac Wooden Sign

Originally printed in The 1894 Old Farmer’s Almanac. Its practical advice is still relevant for people today.

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Soft and Chewy Granola Bars
Soft and Chewy Granola Bars

Our Homemade Soft and Chewy Granola Bars are a delicious, high-energy snack that can easily be customized; try swapping almond butter for

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Grande View Rain Gauge

This decorative, easy-to-read rain gauge in a satin nickle finish helps you conserve water. 

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Poison Ivy: Identifying and Treating Poison Ivy Rashes
Poison Ivy: Identifying and Treating Poison Ivy Rashes
Misconceptions about poison ivy have led desperate sufferers to adopt some pretty bizarre cures. Here are some tried-and-true home remedies that can be helpful in treating poison ivy rash. But the best way to foil the itch is by minding the old saying, “Leaflets three, let it be.”
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!

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