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
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–Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)

 
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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 called the whippoorwill.
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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  What’s more, dandelions don’t stand a chance! 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.
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$16.99
 
When to Go Fishing

Fishing Calendar for 2020
When is the best time to go fishing? See the best fishing dates and times from The 2020 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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$6.97 (You Save $5.00)
 
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 2020
Father’s Day 2020 is Sunday, June 21—the first full day of summer! Learn all about Father’s Day history, see 10 amazing recipes for Dad, and find a few great quotes for that 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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$21.95
 
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