Create an edible landscape, flower garden design, weekend brunch recipes

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

Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 22, 2019

spring peeper

Shout and sing for the Spring is here!
Laugh and dance, for Winter's away!

–Agnes Mary Frances Robinson (1857–1944)

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Flower Garden Plans | Flower Bed Designs
Flower Garden Plans | Flower Bed Designs

Plan a beautiful perennial flower garden! Flowers not only add beauty to our lives and our landscapes but also lift our spirits and improve our well-being. Here are five of our favorite flower garden layouts, designed by Almanac readers, plus a gorgeous video of our perennial flower bed.
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Edible Landscaping: Selecting the Right Plants
Edible Landscaping: Selecting the Right Plants

In an edible landscape, hidden among your usual ornamental flowers and shrubs are herbs, fruit, flowers, and vegetables that you can—yes—eat! It all comes down to choosing the right edible additions for your space.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac All-Natural Ant Repellent

Repels Black, Red, Fire, Crazy, Sweet, and Carpenter Ants!

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Spring Brunch Recipes
Spring Brunch Recipes

Lemon pancakes, frittata, chocolate waffles, quiche? We’ve cooked up 15 scrumptious brunch recipes to make on the weekend! This is also our go-to list for birthday breakfasts, Mother’s Day, and other special occasions. Then again, why wait?  Check out the warm and toasty brunch recipes below and...
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All-Natural, DEET-Free Insect Repellent

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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Beekeeping 101: Planning for Honey Bees
Beekeeping 101: Planning for Honey Bees

If you’ve decided to move forward with raising bees, let’s get down to business: Know beekeeping rules and regulations, choose the right location for your hives, and make sure you have the right habitat.  Here are answers to your practical questions.
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Frozen Death
Frozen Death

First published in 1943, this is still one of the all-time favorite (and most debated) stories among Almanac readers.
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Iron Rooster Tiered Shelf

Perfect for country kitchen counters!

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