Aloe vera care, 10 tips on preserving, watering wisely

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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Warm in December, cold in June, you say?
I don't suppose the water's changed at all. 
You and I know enough to know it's warm 
Compared with cold, and cold compared with warm. 
But all the fun's in how you say a thing
.
–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

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Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera

The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves can be used to relieve pain from scrapes and burns when applied topically. Here’s how to grow and care for aloe vera plants...
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Top Cardiologist Reveals Digestive Trick to Clean Your Bowels

Millions of Americans suffer from low energy, digestive discomfort, and trouble losing weight. Many also are on the road to serious heart problems. According to Dr. Steven Gundry, one of the top cardiothoracic surgeons in the world, all these issues can be addressed by doing one simple thing.

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Watering Wisely in the Garden
Watering Wisely in the Garden

To perform its very best, your garden needs to be watered properly, especially in the heat of summer. Get the hang of watering plants with these tips!
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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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10 Quick and Easy Preserving Ideas!
10 Quick and Easy Preserving Ideas!

What to do with the bounty from your garden? Freeze it, pickle it, dry it, store it! If you’re new to preserving for food, here are 10 quick and easy ideas from freezing mint in ice cubes to a small-batch pesto recipes for just 10 to 12 basil leaves!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Features dramatic photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, trivia, and more.

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Green Goddess Dressing
Green Goddess Dressing

Our delicious Green Goddess Dressing is an herby, creamy sauce that goes with any salad. Mix it with chicken, tuna, chickpeas, or the protein of your choice.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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Beekeeping 101: Harvesting Honey
Beekeeping 101: Harvesting Honey

Is there anything tastier than fresh, local honey? Once you’ve got your honey bee colony established, it’s time to start collecting your own supply of honey! Here are some tips and things to consider.
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2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?

A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  

 

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