Groundhog prediction for spring, dip recipes, frozen pipes

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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)

Thursday, January 31, 2019
31st day of the year


Anthony LaPaglia (actor) was born on this day in 1959.
Horace Hagedorn (founder of Miracle-Gro plant food) died on this day in 2005.


 
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Groundhog Weather Predictions!

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 and Phil …
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2019 is the Year of the Dahlia!

Dahlias
2019 is the Year of the Dahlia. These flamboyant, colorful plants yield gorgeous blooms from midsummer through autumn, when many plants are best their best. In colder zones, you’ll need to dig up and store the tubers before the first hard frost if you wish to grow them as perennials. Here’s how to plant, grow, harvest and store dahlias.
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide - Online Edition

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SUPER Dip Recipes

Time for Super Bowl Dip Recipes!
Are you ready to break out some delicious Super Bowl dip recipes for the big day? Scoop up classic guacamole, spicy buffalo chicken dip, delicious spinach dip, and more!
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Winter Driving and Car Kit

Winter Car Emergency Kit
Keep the following supplies in your winter car kit. Emergencies can happen to anyone. Prepare for the worst-case scenario, especially in wintertime!
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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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Frozen Pipes?

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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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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