Four planets line up, pickling, stuffed tomatoes

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, August 17, 2018

Tetons

"Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons: It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth."
–Walt Whitman (1819–92)

 
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A Rainbow of Planets: Four Planets in a Line!
Four Planets Line Up

A Rainbow of Planets: Four Planets in a Line!
Mars remains blazingly brilliant in the night sky. The real draw now is that it’s part of a rare display above our heads. In mid-August, 2018, four planets and two famous stars have formed a rainbow of gemstones. Look for Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars in a line!

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How to Survive a Flood: Flood Safety Tips
Surviving Floods

How to Survive a Flood: Flood Safety Tips
Are you in a flood-susceptible area? Flooding is the common natural disaster in the United States—usually caused by heavy, sudden rainfall. Quickly review these flood safety guidelines—with tips BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER a flood to increase your chances of survival and protect your...

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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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$9.99
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar
 
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Starting a Simple School Garden

How to Start a School Garden
When kids are back in school, it’s the perfect time to plan a school garden. Children who grow vegetables, eat vegetables. Here’s our advice on how to start a school garden—plus, a list of great garden plants.

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2019 MOON WALL CALENDAR

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!   

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$10.99
2019 MOON WALL CALENDAR
 
How to Pickle: Step-by-Step Pickling Guide
Pickling Tips and Recipes

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 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
 
Spinach-Stuffed Tomatoes
Spinach-Stuffed Tomatoes

Spinach-Stuffed Tomatoes

When tomatoes are ripening fast and furious, stuffing them with a delicious spinach filling makes for great eating.

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Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.

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$12.95
Farm Sweet Farm Jumbo Coffee Mugs