Plant bulbs for spring flowers, skunks, stress remedies

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, August 30, 2018

summer path

There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart
–Celia Thaxter (1835–94)

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Skunks
Skunks
Hey—What’s that smell? If you think you’ve got a skunk hanging around your yard, it’s time to act! Here’s how to identify and deter skunks from your yard and garden.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that makes a great stocking stuffer! Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.

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Spring-Flowering Bulbs to Plant in Fall
Spring-Flowering Bulbs to Plant in Fall
Fall is the time to plant bulbs! There’s nothing more uplifting than seeing the first early spring flowers pop up from the cold ground! Our updated Spring-Flowering Bulbs Chart lists which bulbs work in your zone, how deep to plant the bulbs, and more information—plus, we highlight...
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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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Mashed Potatoes With Chives
Mashed Potatoes With Chives

Mashed Potatoes With Chives is one of our popular recipes. Sometimes a simple, classic dish is what we need!

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The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.

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Mighty Good Meat Loaf and Meatball Recipes
Mighty Good Meat Loaf and Meatball Recipes
One of our favorite comfort foods is meat loaf—and let’s not forget meatballs. Here are some cooking tips and a few variations on the classic.
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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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Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress
Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress
Herbs and natural remedies can help calm anxiety and stress. Here’s a list of ways to relieve anxiety naturally.
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Solar Flower Stakes

Hand-painted glass petals provide a splash of fun color to your garden. Once the Sun goes down, they truly shine. Automatically turns on at dusk and off in the daylight.

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