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)

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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Caring for Peace Lilies

Peace Lilies
Peace lilies are one of the most common houseplants because they’re easy to grow and beautiful, too! Here’s everything you need to know about caring for a peace lily in your home.


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.

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!   

Growing Brewing Ingredients!

Gardening and Home Brewing
From the earliest days, Americans and their presidents have been brewing. Ever brewed your own beer, cider, or ale?
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. 

Our Peas Recipe Winner!

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.

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. 

Preventing Cold and Flu

How to Prevent Cold and Flu in Winter
How can we avoid colds and flu naturally? Both—along with pneumonia, strep, chicken pox, and norovirus infections (“stomach flu”)—rise dramatically during the winter months. We even suffer more (and more damaging) heart attacks and strokes during winter.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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