Making sauerkraut, pickling, meteor shower calandar

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, August 5, 2018

August corn

August brings the sheaves of corn,
Then the harvest home is borne.

–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

 
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How to Grow Cabbages From Planting to Harvest
For some gardeners, vegetable plot isn’t complete without that ever-dependable staple: cabbage! You can plant in midspring, late spring, or late summer (to harvest the following year). We will show you everything you need to know to grow the perfect cabbage, from sowing to transplanting to...
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Collector's Edition

Special hardcover edition with new, useful, and entertaining matter! Also featuring astronomical tables, tides, holidays, eclipses, and weather forecasts for all 18 regions of the United States.

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Meteor Shower Calendar 2020: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
Next Meteor Shower

Meteor Shower Calendar 2020: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
When is the next meteor shower? Our Meteor Shower Calendar for 2020 has dates for all the principal meteor showers—plus viewing tips from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Catch a shooting star!
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.

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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar
 
How to Make Sauerkraut
Making Sauerkraut

How to Make Sauerkraut
Store-bought sauerkraut can’t compete with the homemade stuff. Follow our sauerkraut recipe to learn how to make sauerkraut of your own!
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Dramatic images of fantastic weather phenomena. 

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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar
 
How to Pickle: Step-by-Step Pickling Guide
How to Pickle

How to Pickle: Step-by-Step Pickling Guide
Mmmm… Ready to make homemade pickles? Just follow our step-by-step pickling guide for beginners, and you’ll be on your way. Pickling is a great way to store extra vegetables, but pickling isn’t just for cucumbers. You can pickle peppers, onions, tomatoes, carrots, watermelon, peaches—lots of...
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that makes a great stocking stuffer! Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.

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Ice or Heat: Home Remedies for Pain
Ice or Heat for Pain?

Ice or Heat: Home Remedies for Pain
Nothing eases everyday pains, strains, aches, and bruises like cold and heat. But which conditions respond to heat therapy and which to cold therapy? 
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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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