Make the most of your garden!, lentil soup, laundry

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, January 27, 2019

hoar frost

Winter is good—his Hoar Delights
Italic flavor yield—
To Intellects inebriate
With Summer, or the World

–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)

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Make the Most of Your Garden

Using a Garden Planner to Make the Most of Your Garden
Make best use of space with the Almanac Garden Planner! Plus, discover all other ways that an online Garden Planner is better than what you are doing now!
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide - Online Edition

JUST RELEASED: NEW 2019 EDITION Enjoy instant access—from your tablet or computer!  A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac Garden Guide always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  
Weird Plant Names

Swine's Snout, Nosebleed, and other Weird Plant Names
Have you ever heard of these weird plant names? Learn how the plants below got such unique names, then pick up a copy of The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids to find out more!
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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

Turtle Thumbprints

Turtle Thumbprints have all the flavors you love from turtle candies in a convenient bite-sized cookie.

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. 
Homemade Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

Lentil soup makes such an easy and economical dinner. It’s also a tremendous time-saver.


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!   
Super Simple Laundry Detergent

Make Your Own Laundry Detergent
This year, I started making my own laundry detergent. It’s less irritating on my skin—and works as well as any commercial detergent for a fraction of the cost. Here’s the simple recipe.
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.