Radishes, avocado dressing, watering better

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 22, 2018

corn at end of summer

Cornfields bow the head, 
Sheltered in round valley depths, 
On low hills outspread. 
Early leaves drop loitering down 
Weightless on the breeze, 
First fruits of the year's decay 
From the withering trees.

–Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–94)

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Radishes
Radishes

Radishes are a hardy, very easy-to-grow root vegetable that can be planted multiple times in a growing season. Plus, radishes can be harvested as soon as three weeks after planting! Here’s our full guide on how to grow radishes in your garden.
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Keeping Plants Watered in Dry, Hot Summers

Keeping your plants properly watered during dry, hot summers isn’t easy. Here are our tips to help you deal with drought conditions in your vegetable garden. Smart Watering  
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Bookstore Edition

Includes a FREE 2019 Weather Watcher’s Calendar. That’s a $9.99 value!

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Storing Your Harvest Without a Root Cellar
Storing Your Harvest Without a Root Cellar

Now that you have grown and harvested some beautiful winter-keeping vegetables, how are you going to store them? Not everyone has access to a root cellar. Here are other ways to store your harvest!
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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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Hot News About This Summer
Hot News About This Summer

July 2018 may have been the hottest month ever recorded on Earth, as several locations in the Northern Hemisphere recorded their hottest temperatures ever. Similarly, temperatures during the Southern Hemisphere winter were unusually mild this year. Let’s take a look at some of the heat records...
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Retro Advertising Thermometer

Official thermometer of The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Made in the USA from metal.

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Avocado Dressing
Avocado Dressing

Love avocados? Try this lovely pale green Avocado Dressing! Serve over salad leaves, a rice bowl, leftover chicken, you name it! Call it our magic green sauce.

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Lots of colors and designs to choose from!

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