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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)

Sunday, August 26, 2018
238th day of the year

Branford Marsalis (musician) was born on this day in 1960.
Neil Simon (Pulitzer prize-winning playwright) died on this day in 2018.

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Sturgeon Moon Today

The Full Moon: August
Each month, we explain the traditional names of the full Moon along with some fascinating Moon facts.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Hardcover Collector's Edition

Forecasts, fun, facts, folklore, and FREE GIFTS!
Garlic in the Fall

Planting Garlic in the Fall
Garlic is incredibly useful in the kitchen and surprisingly easy to grow in the garden. Learn how and when to plant garlic so that you can maximize your harvest!
Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner

Remove weeds and their roots in one quick spin! The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.
Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes

These 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.

The Old Farmer's Almanac All-Natural Insect Repellent

This DEET-free, extra-strength bug spray will effectively repel ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, blackflies, yellow flies, chiggers, and other pesky, biting bugs!
Healing Honey Remedies

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!
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!