Deer-resistant plants, when to start seeds, best bird foods

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, January 24, 2019

ice

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To know that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffic
e.
–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

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Deer-Resistant Plants
Deer-Resistant Plants
Oh, dear! Do you have problems with deer eating your garden plants? See our list of deer-resistant plants, flowers, and shrubs to keep the hungry herds away from your garden!
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When to Start Seeds: Not Too Early!
When to Start Seeds: Not Too Early!
If you are as eager to get the garden party started as I am, it is hard to refrain from starting them too early. When should you start your seeds indoors?
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide - Online Edition

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The Best Winter Bird Foods
The Best Winter Bird Foods
During late winter and early spring, when natural seed sources are scarce, give some TLC to the birds. Tom Warren, our Almanac birder, lists some favorite foods of winter birds across North America.
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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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Tangy Turkey Salad With Cranberries
Tangy Turkey Salad With Cranberries

Looking for ways to use leftover turkey or chicken? This recipe for Tangy Turkey Salad is a nice light option with fantastic flavor.

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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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Which Plastics Are Recyclable By Number?
Which Plastics Are Recyclable By Number?
This plastics identification chart should make recycling and sorting your plastic a little easier. It also shows some of the common plastic items in a home that are likely to leak chemicals into our food and bodies, so that you know which plastics are safe and...
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The Old Farmer’s Almanac name is on the bottle. If it doesn’t effectively repel ticks, mosquitoes, blackflies, chiggers, and other biting bugs we will give you your money back!

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