Budget gardening, hearty salads, silverfish

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, January 14, 2019

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We make a living by what we get,
but we make a life by what we give
–Sir Winston Churchill (1874–1965)

Monday, January 14, 2019
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Low-Cost Gardening

How to Garden on a Budget
In this short video, we show you how to plan a beautiful and productive vegetable garden that won’t break your budget. We hope you are inspired by these ideas! 


How To Fix Age Spots (Liver Spots) And Uneven Skin Tones

According to a recent European study, dark spots and uneven skin tones can make others think you’re up to 20 years older! Find out the root cause of these spots and the incredible at home method to help reduce them.

Salads for Dinner?

10 Salads That Are Hearty and Healthy
Announcing ten salad recipes that are filling and hearty enough to be eaten as a meal, but could also be a side dish. These salad recipes highlight fresh fruit and vegetables, great grains, and healthy proteins.

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!   

Real Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows

What’s the difference between hot cocoa and hot chocolate?

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. 

Meet the Waxwing!

The Wonderful World of Waxwings
Have you ever seen a waxwing? A beautiful bird with hints of bright colors and a characteristic crest, they can often be found feasting on wild fruit and berries. Here’s what you should know about the wonderful waxwing!
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. 

Silverfish in the Home

Half-eaten pages in your books? Chewed-through boxes in your pantry? These are signs of a silverfish infestation. Here’s how to identify, get rid of, and prevent silverfishinfestations in the home.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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