Identify your weed, July sky map, best fried chicken

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, July 1, 2018

Canadian Flag

O Canada! Our home and native land!
True patriot love in all of us command.
With glowing hearts we see thee rise,
The True North, strong and free!

–from “O Canada," orig. by Robert Stanley Weir (1856–1926)

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Identify Your Weed!

13 Common Garden Weeds
No one likes to talk about weeds, but some plants compete with your garden for nutrients, water, and light, and also harbor diseases and pests. Here are 13 of the most common weeds found in gardens and lawns—with weed identification pictures and tips on how to manage their growth.
Christmas Aprons

These aprons are 100% cotton for easy care and have bold holiday prints. Impress your guests! Supplies are limited.
July Sky Map

Sky Map (Star Chart): July 2018
Look up with the July 2018 sky map to navigate the stars and constellations in the night sky.
Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

The perfect wind chime for the avid fisherman. Cats like it, too!
July Happenings

The Month of July 2019: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
July is the month when summer has a firm hold on all of us. The average temperature just about everywhere in the United States is above 70°F, and thunderstorms are nearly as abundant as ants at a picnic.
Kaleidoscope Wind Spinner

Features a deep and highly reflective finish that hypnotically pulses with each breeze! Made in the USA to last.
Best Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken Recipe | First Prize 1998

We taste-tested a lot of fried chicken—and this recipe won first prize in our annual Almanac recipe contest! It’s delicious, crispy, and moist.

Kitchen Dish Towels

Discover our large selection of cotton dish towels with country and farmhouse style!
Best Days for July-August

Best Days Timetable
With the Almanac’s Best Days timetable, find out when to plant vegetables, start a diet to lose weight, cut hair to increase growth, quit smoking, and more!
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.