Raised beds, what is DE?, zucchini marmalade

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 28, 2018

bumblebee

On this scene enter--winged, horned, and spined—
A longlegs, a moth, and a dumbledore; 
While 'mid my page there idly stands 
A sleepy fly, that rubs its hands . . .

–Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
240th day of the year


Shania Twain (country singer) was born on this day in 1965.
World's oldest dog, Chanel the dachshund, aged 147 in dog years, 21 in human years died on this day in 2009.


 
2019 Calendars > Learn More
 
Diatomaceous Earth

What is Diatomaceous Earth?
Gardeners are often given the advice to sprinkle diatomaceous earth (DE) around plants to deter pests. Unsurprisingly, we’re often asked, “What is diatomaceous earth, exactly?” Well, here’s your answer…
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac ☼ Collector's Edition

SHIPPING NOW! Our 2020 Edition is available exclusively on Almanac.com. Available everywhere else on August 27th. 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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$16.95
 
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How to Build a Raised Bed

How to Build a Raised Bed Step-by-Step
With just a few materials, we will show you how to build a simple 4 x 4-foot raised bed for your garden. No prior DIY skills required! We hope this demonstration is helpful. Full text provided.
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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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Easy Turkey Tacos

Turkey Tacos

This recipe for Turkey Tacos makes a basic soft taco, but add or subtract as you see fit–try avocados, chopped lettuce, carrots, or olives.

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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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Zucchini Marmalade

Zucchini Marmalade

This Zucchini Marmalade, with a slight hint of lemon and ginger, will disappear when served with warm scones. A great way to use up your bumper crop of zucchini!

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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
 
Nail Biting Remedies

Nail Biting and Brittle Nail Remedies
Take care of your hands and nails! Here are ways to deal with nail-biting habits and what to do when your nails are brittle. 
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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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$9.95