Voles driving you crazy?, varicose veins, baseball history

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, July 9, 2018

cows in mist

In the dewy fields the cattle lie
Chewing the cud 'neath a fading sky;
Dobbin at manger pulls his hay:
Gone is another summer's day
–Walter de la Mare (1873–1956)

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Voles Driving You Crazy?

Voles drive gardeners and home owners crazy! You’ll know voles by the snakelike tunnels all over your lawn. Here’s advice on how to identify, prevent, and control your vole population.


This Toxic Vegetable Is The #1 Danger In Your Diet

Cardiologist Dr. Steven reveals dangerous vegetables you should avoid eating. They may be in your kitchen.
The Garden as Metaphor

The Garden: My Favorite Reality Show
We’ve probably been using gardens as metaphors ever since humans began tending them.
2019 Almanac Desk and Wall Calendars

The most coveted stocking stuffers in the history Christmas! 
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Tomato Strawberry Salsa

Tomato and Strawberry Salsa Recipe
Love this salsa! The sweetness of the strawberries and spice from the peppers combine for pure heaven!
Pre-Order The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac

Get 3 FREE GIFTS with every pre-order! 
The Story of Jackie Mitchell

The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth
Have you heard the story of “The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth”? Read on for the charming tale.
All-Natural, DEET-Free Insect Repellent

The Old Farmer’s Almanac name is on the bottle. If it doesn’t effectively repel ticks, mosquitoes, blackflies, chiggers, and other biting bugs we will give you your money back!
Getting Rid of Varicose Veins

Home Remedies for Varicose and Spider Veins
They’re as common as mosquitoes in summer and about as beloved. Unfortunately, there’s no repellent for varicose veins and spider veins, but we’ll explain the causes and provide health remedies to help.
Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.