When to go fishing, rascally raccoons, great recipe

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

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)

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When the 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 called the whippoorwill.
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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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Fishing Calendar for 2021
Fishing Calendar for 2021

When is the best time to go fishing? See the best fishing dates and times for 2021 from The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s fishing calendar. And enjoy some great fishing tips from Almanac anglers!
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

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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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Father's Day 2020
Father's Day 2020

Father’s Day 2020 is celebrated this Sunday, June 21. Ever wondered how Father’s Day came to be? It’s more than a Hallmark holiday. Father’s Day was first celebrated after the worst mining accident in U.S. history. Learn all about Father’s Day—including fun ideas, quotes, and...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!

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Potato Salad With Green Beans and Chicken
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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