Mini veggies for containers, getting stronger, blueberry pancake

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, January 28, 2019

junipers with ice

One must have a mind of winter
To regard the frost and the boughs
Of the pine-trees crusted with snow;
And have been cold a long time
To behold the junipers shagged with ice,
The spruces rough in the distant glitter
.

–Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

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Dwarf and Mini Vegetables for Containers
Dwarf and Mini Vegetables for Containers
Join the move towards minimalism! Mini- and dwarf vegetables provide hefty harvests from small pots and plots! Whether you have a small urban garden or just a small space, try these petite plants with oversize appeal—and yield! These fruits and vegetables are also ideal for the...
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Grow Your Own Salads Indoors All Winter
Grow Your Own Salads Indoors All Winter
Seriously, it’s not that hard to grow salad all winter long. Enjoy fresh, tender, delicious salad greens indoors in recycled plastic containers under a couple of inexpensive fluorescent shop lights. It’s fun to grow edible plants—plus, no weeds or pests! Here’s how to use grow lights for salad in ...
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Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes
Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes

If you have fresh blueberries available, we highly recommend you try these Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes.

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Go Ahead: Add On a Little More Weight
Go Ahead: Add On a Little More Weight
When most people think of exercise, they think of running and “cardio.” However, as you age, lifting a little weight is so important for a raft of health benefits—and to avoid getting hurt! Here are a few tips.
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Getting Robocalls? Blame the Measles.
Getting Robocalls? Blame the Measles.
So who’s responsible for those nuisance robocalls?  Here’s some surprising history—going back to Alexander Graham Bell’s time and a case of measles. 
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