Powdery mildew, herbal folklore, fridge dill pickles

Daily Newsletter for Monday, August 27, 2018


BESIDE the country road with truant grace
Wild carrot lifts its circles of white lace.
From vines whose interwoven branches drape
The old stone walls, come pungent scents of grape
–Katharine Lee Bates (1859–1929)

Monday, August 27, 2018
239th day of the year

Tom Ford (fashion designer) was born on this day in 1961.
Stevie Ray Vaughan (blues musician) died on this day in 1990.

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Powdery Mildew Remedies

Powdery Mildew
Wondering about that white fungus on your plants? The fungal disease powdery mildew affects a wide variety of plants and takes away a plant’s nutrients. This causes the plant to bloom less and become weaker.


Feel Years Younger By Boosting Your Stem Cells At Home

Dr. Rand McClain, the Los Angeles based “Doctor to the Stars,” discusses his new technique for what some are calling the “Body Restore formula.”
Eat Colorful Plants

Eat Colorful Plants for Health
Even if you don’t grow your own vegetables, you see their vivid colors come alive in farmers’ markets and supermarket bins—from deep orange winter squash to dark green spinach leaves.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Hardcover Collector's Edition

Forecasts, fun, facts, folklore, and FREE GIFTS!
Tomato Recipes!

The Best Tomato Recipes EVER
There’s nothing like juicy tomatoes in season, especially right off the vine. We’ve got the best tomato recipes ever—from our best salsa to tomato sauce to fried green tomatoes!  Let’s make the most of the summer harvest. From juicy tomato salad recipes to glorious gazpacho soup, we’ve got recipes to enjoy tomatoes all summer long!
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.
Refrigerator Pickles

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Looking for an easy dill pickle recipe? These crunchy, sour, and delightfully dilly Refrigerator Dill Pickles are the way to go.

The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!   
Herbal Folklore

Herbal Folklore and Old-Fashioned Tips
We all know that herbs make great companions in the garden and kitchen. Herbs also have a long history as a natural remedy—and many other more unusual uses, too! Read on…
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Bookstore Edition

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