Birth flowers, how long seeds last, twilight

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, January 2, 2019

frost warrior

January is here,
With eyes that keenly glow—
A frost-mailed warrior striding
A shadowy steed of snow

–Edgar Fawcett (1847–1904)

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
2nd day of the year

Cuba Gooding Jr. (actor) was born on this day in 1968.
Pete Postlethwaite (actor) died on this day in 2011.

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Birth Flowers for January

January Birth Flowers
In the dark month of January, nothing lifts the spirits quite like ebullient, colorful flowers. Learn about the beautiful January birth flowers!
Chala Cell Phone Cross Body Purses

Fun and functional! Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
What Exactly is Twilight?

What Exactly is Twilight? The Three Different Types
Twilight. The word evokes gorgeous colors. But what exactly is twilight? And did you know that there are three types? The Old Farmer’s Almanac now has a calculator that will tell you when twilight begins and ends for your location. Get ready for adventures in the Twilight Zone.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.
How Long Seeds Last

How Long Do Seeds Last?
How long do garden seeds last? How do you tell if your old seeds are still good? Let’s find out!
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. 
Resolutions for Gardeners

New Year's Resolutions for Gardeners
A new year is upon us. It may not be as exciting as the first tomato ripening or the first lilac flower opening, but it’s a time for looking ahead and making new plans. 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs. Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar.
January's Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for January 2019
Here’s your Horoscope for January 2019. Every month, Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides horoscope updates for all 12 zodiac signs.

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!