When to go fishing, rascally raccoons, great recipe

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 12, 2018

raindrops on flowers

Rainbows; and the blue bitter smoke of wood;
And radiant raindrops couching in cool flowers;
And flowers themselves, that sway through sunny hours;
Dreaming of moths that drink them under the Moon
.
–Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
163rd day of the year


Paula Marshall (actress) was born on this day in 1964.
Jiroemon Kimura (world's oldest man known, as of June 2013; died at age 116) died on this day in 2013.


 
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Whippoorwill Calls

When the Whippoorwill Calls
Does the whippoorwill suck goat’s milk? Does it foretell death, marriage, or woe? Can your aching back be cured by its call? Few birds have spun such a crazed web of mythology and myth-information. At the heart of this confusion and misdirection is a medium-size bird, aka goatsucker.
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Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
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$15.99
 
When to Go Fishing

Fishing Calendar for 2019
When is the best time to go fishing? See our best fishing days in the Old Farmer’s Almanac’s 2019 fishing calendar, below.
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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.
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$9.97
 
What To Do About Raccoons

Raccoons
Learn how to identify raccoons and how to get rid of raccoons in your garden with these helpful tips.
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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. 
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$12.95
 
Father's Day Ideas and Recipes

Father's Day 2019
Father’s Day 2019 is Sunday, June 16! This Father’s Day brings: a Full Moon, a great day for fishing, and a visit from the King of Planets, Jupiter. What a night! Find out more about Father’s Day history, 10 amazing recipes for Dad, plus a few great quotes for a Father’s Day card. We’ve got you covered!
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!
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$19.95
 
Potato, Chicken & Green Beans

Potato Salad With Green Beans and Chicken

This Potato Salad With Green Beans and Chicken dish is loaded with fresh ingredients—and no mayonnaise for those who aren’t fans. Great for a potluck, picnic, or cookout.

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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.
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$59.95