Jade plants, squash pickles, the tides, cover crops

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

bee on clover

His labor is a chant,
His idleness a tune;
Oh, for a bee's experience
Of clovers and of noon
–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
226th day of the year

Halle Berry (actress) was born on this day in 1966.
Ron Palillo (actor) died on this day in 2012.

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Caring for Jade Plants

Jade Plants
Jade plants are succulent houseplants, which makes them fairly resilient and easy to grow indoors—plus, they’re long-lived. See how to care for your jade plant.


This Simple Step To Flawless Skin

Dr. Steven Gundry reveals how to save your skin at the cellular level.
What Are Cover Crops?

Cover Crops for U.S.
Once your fall crops are done, replenish the soil for the months ahead with cover crops—and give next spring’s plantings a healthier start.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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

Planet Venus: 10 Fun Facts
Discover 10 amazing facts about planet Venus, our neighbor! We call her sister planet, goddess of love, “morning star,” and—apparently—UFO! Read on …

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!   
Tides Calculator

Tide Charts
With our monthly Tide Charts, find high and low tide tables for any location in the U.S. and Canada.
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. 
Squash Pickles

Summer Squash Pickles

This summer squash pickles recipe is a great use for extra squash or zucchini from the garden.

Almanac Barn Night Light

The roof features The Old Farmer’s Almanac logo in a way reminiscent of the painted barn advertisements of the early to mid–20th century for soft drinks and roadside attractions.