Groundhog prediction for spring, dip recipes, frozen pipes

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, January 31, 2019

sunset

Little darling,
I feel that ice is slowly melting
Little darling, it seems like years since it's been clear
Here comes the sun
Here comes the sun, and I say
It's all right
.

–The Beatles (released 1969)

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Groundhog Day Forecast? The Almanac Asks Punxsutawney Phil
Groundhog Day Forecast? The Almanac Asks Punxsutawney Phil
Groundhog Day weather forecasts are always a fun pastime. The Almanac predicts either six more weeks of winter—or, um, six more weeks until spring? Just kidding. We know the most well-known groundhog prognosticator is Punxsutawney Phil. We can only imagine the conversation between The Old Farmer...
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Dahlias
Dahlias
Grow dahlias for gorgeous, colorful flowers that bloom from midsummer through autumn, when many plants are past their best! The tubers are planted in the ground in late spring. In colder zones, you do need to dig up and store the tubers in the fall if you wish to grow them as perennials (or, treat...
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide - Online Edition

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Time for Super Bowl Dip Recipes!
Time for Super Bowl Dip Recipes!
Our delicious dip recipes are perfect for Super Bowl, game days, or snack time. We’ve got all the favorites: onion dip, guacamole, spicy buffalo chicken dip, spinach artichoke dip, nacho layer dip, and more. Just add tortilla chips, pita, or crackers and you’re set to kick back and enjoy the game.
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Winter Car Emergency Kit
Winter Car Emergency Kit
Emergencies can happen to anyone. Prepare for the worst-case scenario (especially in wintertime) by keeping the following supplies in your winter car kit!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.

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Preventing Frozen Pipes (and What To Do If They Freeze)
Preventing Frozen Pipes (and What To Do If They Freeze)
Frozen pipes are one of the most distressing problems a homeowner can encounter. Here’s how to prevent pipes from freezing and how to thaw frozen pipes.
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