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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Soil Preparation: How Do You Prepare Garden Soil for Planting?
Soil Preparation: How Do You Prepare Garden Soil for Planting?
Vegetables need good soil for healthy growth and harvests. Well-prepared soil is the foundation of your entire garden—and gives you a jump-start on the season! In our guide to soil preparation, we’ll help you get to know your soil type, teach you how to improve your garden soil quality, and give...
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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 2021
Happy Groundhog Day 2021! Did Phil see his shadow? Will we enjoy an early spring? Find out—and learn more about this unusual holiday—which has its roots in astronomy and some weird European traditions, including a famous weather-predicting groundhog! 
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Home Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
Home Remedies for Dry Hair and Skin
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