Identify your weed, July sky map, best fried chicken

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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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13 Common Garden Weeds
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, as well as 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.
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Christmas Aprons

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

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$24.99
Christmas Aprons
 
Sky Map (Star Chart): July 2018
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. On this page is both a color sky map and a black and white printable map to bring outside!
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Fish Skeleton Wind Chime

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

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$51.99
Fish Skeleton Wind Chime
 
The Month of July 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
July Happenings

The Month of July 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Welcome July! We’re almost midway through this hottest month of our year. Next on the calendar is Bastille Day (July 14), which commemorates the start of the French Revolution. Enjoy learning a little history—and raise a toast to freedom!
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Kaleidoscope Wind Spinner

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

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$39.95
Kaleidoscope Wind Spinner
 
Fried Chicken Recipe | First Prize 1998
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.

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Kitchen Dish Towels

Discover our large selection of cotton dish towels with country and farmhouse style!

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$7.95-$14.99
Kitchen Dish Towels
 
Best Days Timetable
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!
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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.

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Ode to a Cow Almanac Wooden Sign