Canning tomatoes, late blight, sweet potato recipes

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

cricket song

And from the hot field's farthest edge
The cricket's soft refrain
With mellow accent tells the tale
That August's here agai
–Helen Maria Winslow (1851–1938)

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
220th day of the year

David Evans ("The Edge," guitarist in the band U2) was born on this day in 1961.
Patricia Neal (actress) died on this day in 2010.

Canning Tomatoes

How to Can Tomatoes
By canning tomatoes, you can enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste in sauces, soups and stews all year long! Here’s how to can tomatoes, step-by-step.


Power Wash For Your Insides

Dr. Gundry reveals the root cause of weight gain, food cravings, and low energy. What does he say can fix it?
10 Sweet Potato Recipes

Best Sweet Potato Recipes
Here are some delicious sweet potato recipes, including sweet potato fries, biscuits, casseroles, and desserts. Sweet potatoes are versatile, nutritious, and low in calories, making for the perfect addition to any meal.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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

How Insects Predict Weather
Next time you see an insect, check out what it’s doing! It could let you know something about the upcoming weather. Check out our weather proverbs about insects and other creepy-crawlies.
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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Controlling Potato Blight

5 Ways to Control Potato Blight
Potato blight first shows itself as brownish-black spots on leaves, but before long the potato foliage can completely collapse and the potatoes themselves will rot.

Want to enjoy the beautiful Moon year-round? Check out our 2019 Moon Wall Calendar that is loaded with amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!   
5 Simple Hair Treatments

Old-Fashioned Hair Care Tips and Treatments
To care for your hair, forget those so-called miracle salon products. Here are 10 common-sense hair care tips plus five “old-fashioned” hair care treatments, proven through generations. Many ingredients are right in your pantry!
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Facts, folklore, proverbs, and puzzles!