When to water veggies, Japanese beetles, herb recipes

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, June 10, 2018

yellow butterfly

These are the fields of light, and laughing air,
And yellow butterflies, and foraging bees,
And whitish, wayward blossoms winged as these,
And pale green tangles like a seamaid's hair
–Charles G. D. Roberts (1860–1943)

Sunday, June 10, 2018
161st day of the year

F. Lee Bailey (attorney) was born on this day in 1933.
Gordie Howe (hockey player) died on this day in 2016.

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When to Water Veggies

When to Water Your Vegetable Garden | Watering Chart
How much water do you really need? When is the best time to water your vegetables? See our tips on watering your garden—plus, a chart of when and how much to water specific crops.
Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner

Remove weeds and their roots in one quick spin! The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.
Japanese Beetles

Japanese Beetles
What are those green garden beetles? Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of Japanese beetles.
The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!
Apricot Cobbler Bars

Heavenly Apricot Cobbler Bars

This recipe for Heavenly Apricot Cobbler Bars comes to us from the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast Inn at Kennebunkport, Maine.

Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 
Adding Herbs to Recipes

Herb Recipes: Cooking with Fresh Herbs
Those of us with herb gardens are eager to start trying easy, healthy recipes that include herbs! Cooking with herbs can add great health benefits to your meals as well as make them even more tasty, so check out these delicious herb recipes
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket. Buy more than one and save! No promo code needed.
How Volcanoes Affect Weather

The Year Without a Summer
Have you ever heard of the Year Without a Summer? In 1816, a volcanic eruption and cooling Sun brought about snow, sleet and frost. The world experienced a sudden drop in temperatures and an uptick in erratic weather patterns, causing massive food shortages across the Northern Hemisphere. Here’s the story behind the Great Cold Summer of 1816.
The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.