Winter pruning, growing more in space you have, no-lie cherry pie

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, February 22, 2019

aurora borealis

Behold within the north a crimson light
That reaches to the heavens' farthest height

–Clinton Scollard (1860–1932)

Friday, February 22, 2019
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Winter Pruning Guide

Winter Pruning Guide for Trees and Shrubs
Late winter or early spring is the best time time to prune most shrubs and trees—but not all! See our list of which trees and shrubs to prune, and get some general pruning tips for the season.
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Growing More in Less Space

Growing More in the Space You Have
Most gardeners want to grow more in the space they have. A more productive garden gives a bigger harvest with less time spent weeding.
Wind Chimes, Bells, and Spinners!

Loads of designs! Made from brass, rust-proof aluminum, cast iron, ceramic, and wood.
Aurora Borealis

What Are the Northern Lights?
Along with the colorful leaves that fall ushers in, the night sky has its own colorful display near the equinox. The northern lights—one of nature’s most dazzling events—are extra-visible. Shimmering curtains of color waft in the night air. Huge arcs and pillars of color dance and float through the dark. Learn more about the aurora borealis.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Dramatic images of fantastic weather phenomena. 
No-Lie Cherry Pie

No-Lie Cherry Pie

We know it’s just a myth that George Washington confessed to chopping down a cherry tree. But the story inspired our delicious No-Lie Cherry Pie recipe!

Red Mercury Lantern

Buy 2 or more and get $2.00 off each while supplies last. Includes 10 lights and a 6-hour timer. Takes 2 AA batteries.
Leg Cramps at Night

Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies
Eeow! Startled from a deep sleep, you suddenly come to with a shriek, as your calf, thigh, or maybe the arch of your foot contracts in violent pain. Commonly called a “Charley horse,” this is a common and painful occurrence. Discover what causes leg cramps at night, as well as how you can prevent and relieve them.
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.