Thinning fruit, stressed out?, summer hair, beet chips

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, July 15, 2018

sand castles

Build a castle, comb a beach;
summer's ripe as any peach!

–The Old Farmer's Almanac, 1996

Sunday, July 15, 2018
196th day of the year


Forest Whitaker (actor) was born on this day in 1961.
Martin Landau (actor) died on this day in 2017.


 
2019 Calendars > Learn More
 
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Thinning Fruit

How to Thin Fruit Trees for a Better Harvest
It may sound counterintuitive, but to get the best harvest of apples and some other fruit, we actually need to remove some of the fruit – a technique known as thinning. In this short video, we show you exactly how, when, and why to thin fruit.
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2019 Almanac Desk and Wall Calendars

The most coveted stocking stuffers in the history Christmas! 
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$9.99-$14.99
 
Beet Chips Recipe

Beet Chips

Move over potato chips–beet chips have you, well, beat! These easy-to-make vegetable chips are as beautiful as they are nutritious.

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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac

Includes a free hole for hanging up in your outhouse! String not included.
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$7.95
 
Summer Hair Treatments

Homemade Hair Treatments, Lotions, and Nail Care
All-natural homemade treatments can help you not to break the bank, especially with these easy and helpful recipes for conditioner, facials, and lotions.
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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!
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$9.97
 
Are You Stressed Out?

Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress
Herbs and natural remedies can help calm anxiety and stress. Here’s a list of ways to relieve anxiety naturally.
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Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

SAVE 42% ($5 off) Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
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$6.95
 
When the Power Goes Out

Surviving Power Outages During a Storm
Summer months bring intense storm systems—and a season of power outages. Don’t wait for the next storm! Be in the know and be prepared.
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Feed Sack Pillows

Couch pillows that look like vintage feed sacks. Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.
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$21.95-$34.95