Peace lilies, garden design, cold and flu prevention

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 22, 2019

wild geese

Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, 
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting, 
over and over announcing your place 
in the family of things.

–Mary Oliver (1935–2019)

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Peace Lilies
Peace Lilies

Peace lilies are one of the most common houseplants because they’re fairly easy to grow and beautiful, too! Here’s everything you need to know about caring for a peace lily in your home.
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How To: Feel Years Younger By Boosting Your Cells

Los Angeles Doctor explains the at home trick to feeling younger and improving the quality of life. Watch his shocking video!

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Vegetable Garden Design Ideas
Vegetable Garden Design Ideas

The best way to plan a successful veggie garden is to look at what other gardeners have planted and see what works for them.
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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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Gardening and Home Brewing
Gardening and Home Brewing

From the earliest days, Americans and their presidents have been brewing. Ever brewed your own beer, cider, or ale?
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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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Peas and Egg Fried Rice
Peas and Egg Fried Rice

This quick and easy stir-fried rice comes together in no time. You can substitute any protein for the shrimp, or use brown rice instead of basmati rice.

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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. 

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Natural Ways to Prevent Colds and the Flu
Natural Ways to Prevent Colds and the Flu

How can we avoid colds and flu? Both—along with pneumonia, strep, chicken pox, and norovirus infections (“stomach flu”)—rise during winter months. Why are they more prevalent in winter? And how can we prevent a cold or flu naturally—before it starts? See our quick tips.
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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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