Do you have good soil?, dry hair and skin, bigger harvests

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

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 29, 2019

crow snow

The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree
Has given my heart
A change of mood
And saved some part
Of a day I had rued
.

–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

 
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Preparing Soil for Planting
Do You Have Good Soil?

Preparing Soil for Planting
Preparing your soil is the first step to gardening successfully. How well do you know your garden soil type? Does it drain well or dry out? What is the soil pH? Is it rich and fertile or thin and lacking in nutrients? Soil is the foundation of your entire garden. Let’s get to know...

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Tricks for a Bigger Harvests

10 Tips to Maximize the Yield of Your Garden Harvest
This year, let’s harvest even more from our vegetable gardens! But just what are the most effective ways to increase productivity? In this short video, we share ten deceptively simple techniques proven to boost both the productivity and the overall health of your garden.

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Groundhog Day 2020
Groundhog Day and the Equinox

Groundhog Day 2020
Groundhog Day comes from our agricultural past and marks the halfway point to the spring equinox. Here are the facts and folklore about Groundhog Day. It’s so much more than a wacky weather prediction from a plump marmot!

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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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Slow Cooker Sweet Tea Peach Pork Ribs
Slow Cooker Peach Pork Ribs

Slow Cooker Sweet Tea Peach Pork Ribs

This delicious slow cooker recipe for Sweet Tea Peach Pork Ribs is so easy you’ll make it over and over again! The pork ribs get more tender the longer they cook.

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Tick Removal Tool

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. Sold as 3-pack for spares and sharing.

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Home Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
Dry Hair and Itchy Skin

Home Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
Do you have dry hair, hands, scalp, or skin? If there’s one thing that we love, it’s making our own natural remedies and treatments. Check out these fantastic recipes that will restore and liven up your hair, face, and skin—and not break the bank.

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Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

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