Plants that attract hummingbirds, kitchen cleaning tricks, salad with flowers

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, April 25, 2019


While the bright radiant sun in centre glows,
The earth in annual motion round it goes;
At the same time on its own axis reels,
And gives us change of seasons as it wheels

–The 1793 Old Farmer’s Almanac


Thursday, April 25, 2019
115th day of the year

Hank Azaria (actor) was born on this day in 1964.
Bea Arthur (actress) died on this day in 2009.

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Plants for Hummers

Plants that Attract Hummingbirds
Do you love to watch hummingbirds fly around your garden? Learn which types of plants attract hummingbirds and how to create a hummingbird-friendly environment in your garden!


Best Natural Fertilizer On Earth!

Chicken Soup for the Soil® is 100% toxin free and includes all the elements in the periodic table. Higher quality fruits and vegetables. Will not wash out of soil. Free Shipping + Money Back Guarantee
Plants That Grow in Shade

Plants and Flowers That Grow in Shade
Many gardeners complain that they can’t grow any plants in the shade other than hostas. And those are devoured by slugs. Embrace the shade!
Mixed Greens With Flowers

Mixed Greens With Calendula Petals

This Mixed Greens Salad With Calendula Petals is almost too beautiful to eat.

Farmers' Market Cotton Tote Bag

SAVE 30%! This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
Mango Dressing

Mango Vinaigrette

Fresh Mango Vinaigrette comes together quickly and brightens up any dish from salad greens to grilled chicken or fish.

Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
Kitchen Cleaning Remedies

Kitchen Cleaning: Dishwasher, Freezer, Oven, Refrigerator, Sinks
Check out our easy solutions for cleaning your kitchen. If you have any great tips, please post your own comments below!
Almanac Retro Advertising Thermometer

Vintage design! Made of metal in the USA. Mercury-free, too.