Chicken breeds, full Sturgeon Moon, zuke pancakes

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

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, August 26, 2018

spider web

Spinner of the silken snare, 
Fell Arachne in your lair, 
Tell me, if your powers can tell, 
How you do your work so well! 

Weaving on in light and dark, 
Segment and concentric arc, 
Lace-like, gossamer designs, 
Strict to geometric lines
.

–Henry Sylvester Cornell (1831–86)

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The Full Moon: August
The Full Moon: August

Each month, we explain the traditional names of the full Moon along with some fascinating Moon facts. In this video, learn about the Full Sturgeon Moon and why you can sometimes see the Moon during the daytime.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Collector's Edition

Special hardcover edition with new, useful, and entertaining matter! Also featuring astronomical tables, tides, holidays, eclipses, and weather forecasts for all 18 regions of the United States.

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Planting Garlic in the Fall
Planting Garlic in the Fall

Garlic is incredibly useful in the kitchen and surprisingly easy to grow in the garden. The best time to plant it is in the fall. Learn how and when to plant garlic so that you can maximize your harvest!
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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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Zucchini Pancakes
Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes are a great way to serve summer’s most abundant vegetable. They go well with most meats and can even be served as a main course.

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All-Natural, DEET-Free Insect Repellent

The Old Farmer’s Almanac name is on the bottle. If it doesn’t effectively repel ticks, mosquitoes, blackflies, chiggers, and other biting bugs we will give you your money back!

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Honey Natural Remedies: Not Just for Tea
Honey Natural Remedies: Not Just for Tea

Looking for a natural alternative to common over-the-counter medications? The cure may be closer than you think. Learn more about natural remedies using honey!
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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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