Making sauerkraut, pickling, meteor shower calandar

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)

Sunday, August 5, 2018
217th day of the year


Patrick Ewing (basketball player) was born on this day in 1962.
Chick Hearn (basketball announcer, coined the phrases "slam dunk" and "airball") died on this day in 2002.


 
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See How to Grow Cabbages

How to Grow Cabbages From Planting to Harvest
In this short video, we show you everything you need to know to grow the perfect cabbage, from sowing to transplanting to harvesting—and everything in between! You can plant in midspring, late spring, or late summer (to harvest the following year).
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Hardcover Collector's Edition

Forecasts, fun, facts, folklore, and FREE GIFTS!
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Next Meteor Shower

Meteor Shower Calendar 2019
When is the next meteor shower? See the Almanac’s 2019 Meteor Shower Calendar for the dates of all the principal meteor showers, plus meteor shower viewing tips.
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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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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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How to Pickle

Pickling Tips and Recipes
Learn how to pickle! See our best pickling tips—plus, great pickling recipes from dill pickles to pickled peppers! Preserve the bounty of the season’s harvest.
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Facts, folklore, proverbs, and puzzles!
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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 All-Natural Insect Repellent

This DEET-free, extra-strength bug spray will effectively repel ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, blackflies, yellow flies, chiggers, and other pesky, biting bugs!
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