Building raised beds, slow cooker recipes, 7 beginner gardening tips

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, January 13, 2019

January 13 is St. Knut's Day.

If January calends be summerly gay,
It will be winterly weather till the calends of May.


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How to Build a Raised Bed

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
Raised garden beds are fairly easy to construct, even easier to maintain, and offer myriad benefits for your garden (and you)! Here’s how to build a raised garden bed in your backyard, as well as some advice on using the right wood and soil.


Diet Expert Tells All: "It's Like A Powerwash For Your Insides"

Dr. Gundry who is a world renown heart surgeon, reveals how you can transform your gut with this one simple thing. Watch How.
7 Lessons for Beginner Gardeners

7 Important Lessons for Beginner Gardeners
Gardeners, no matter what their level of expertise, love to swap stories. The funny thing is that these tales almost always produce a lesson for everybody. Here are a few of my favorites!

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!   
Slow Cooker Recipe Ideas

How To Slow-Cook Fast
Juggling a lot right now? Getting tired of actively cooking over the stove and seeing dishes and pots stack up in the sink? Try cooking slow, not fast! That’s right. Return to the slow cooker. Throw a few ingredients in the pot, set it, and forget it! Here are our slow cooker recipes including a few 3-ingredient “dump and go” meals.
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. 
Shortness of Breath?

Coughing and Wheezing in Cold Weather?
In cold weather, have you ever noticed that you wheeze, cough, or have shortness of breath, especially after some vigorous snow shoveling or other physical exertions? You don’t have to have chronic asthma to have these symptoms.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

A gardener’s most useful tool is knowledge from past seasons. Don’t rely on sticky notes or memory! You’ll love our beautiful Gardening Notebook with its waterproof cover—easy to bring to the garden. Keep records so you know when pests arrive and when to put preventative controls in place to avoid damage. Also, track what blossoms when, first and last frost dates, what was planted where, what worked, favorite varieties, what you want to move, and other notes.