Cucumbers, cabbage worm ideas, potato pizza

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

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 5, 2018

bee on flower

A bird in the boughs sang "June,"
And "June" hummed a bee
In a bacchic glee
As he tumbled over and over
Drunk with the honey-dew
.
–Clinton Scollard (1860–1932)

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Protect Your Garden from Cabbage Worms
Protect Your Garden from Cabbage Worms
Cabbage worms can be devastating to an otherwise-healthy garden. Here are a few things you might not know about these garden pests, as well as several ways to keep your plants safe from them. Remember: knowledge is power!
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Cucumbers
Cucumbers
An easy-care vegetable that loves sun and water, cucumbers grow quickly as long as they receive consistent watering and warmth. Don’t let cucumbers get too large before you pick or they will taste bitter! See how to grow and harvest cucumbers.
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Ode to a Cow Almanac Wooden Sign

This poem was originally printed in The 1936 Old Farmer’s Almanac. Its inspirational advice is still relevant for today’s busy lifestyles.

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Potato Pizza With Sweet Onions and Rosemary
Potato Pizza With Sweet Onions and Rosemary

Our potato pizza is inspired by a traditional Italian recipe.

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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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Teacher Trials, Fisherman's Luck, and More Humor
Teacher Trials, Fisherman's Luck, and More Humor
Once again, here are some funny jokes and old-time humor from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.  Maybe it bring you a lift or a laugh! Makes Sense
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