Mini veggies for containers, getting stronger, blueberry pancake

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)

Monday, January 28, 2019
28th day of the year

Sarah McLachlan (musician) was born on this day in 1968.
Jim Capaldi (musician) died on this day in 2005.

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Mini-Veggies for Small Gardens

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 patio or even an apartment balcony.


Thinning Hair? Pour This On Your Head and Watch What Happens

There is a revolutionary solution that gets real and lasting results right in your own home by restoring the appearance of thicker fuller hair. Watch the Shocking Presentation.
Fresh Salad Indoors

Grow Fresh Salads Indoors All Winter
Enjoy free, tender salad greens indoors in recycled plastic containers under a couple of inexpensive fluorescent shop lights. Seriously, it’s not that hard to grow salads all winter long! Here’s how.
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!  
National Blueberry Pancake Day!

Blueberry Sour Cream Pancakes

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

The Old Farmer's Almanac All-Natural Insect Repellent

This DEET-free, extra-strength bug spray will effectively repel ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, blackflies, yellow flies, chiggers, and other pesky, biting bugs!
Improve Strength, Prevent Injury

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.
Almanac Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! Easy-to-use and safe tick removal tool that attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength anodized aluminum that won’t break or bend.
Getting Robocalls?

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. 
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!