The 2019 Total Solar Eclipse!, what's wrong with your tomatoes?, 4th of July recipes

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, June 27, 2019

posies
June brings tulips, lilies, roses, 
Fills the children's hands with posies.

–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

Thursday, June 27, 2019
178th day of the year


J. J. Abrams (television writer & producer) was born on this day in 1966.
Michael Bond (children's writer) died on this day in 2017.


 
Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
Total Solar Eclipse is July 2!

Total Solar Eclipse 2019 | How to Watch Live on July 2!
View a total solar eclipse LIVE from South America this July 2, 2019. Bob Berman is traveling to observatories in Chile to report on the eclipse. But you don’t have to live on the path of totality to watch what Bob calls the greatest celestial spectacle! Tune in Tuesday afternoon for live coverage. Learn more!
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Plant Irises in Midsummer!

Irises
The tall, beautiful iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical colors. Despite its divine origins, this June bloomer is rugged, reliable, and easy to grow. Learn all about planting, growing, and caring for iris flowers. 
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 
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Troubleshooting Tomato Problems

Troubleshooting Tomato Problems
In this short video, we help you troubleshoot some of the most common tomato diseases, pests, and problems in the garden!
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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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4th of July Recipe Ideas

Fourth of July Recipes
Celebrate Independence Day (U.S.) with tasty, patriotic dishes. Here are 10 classic 4th of July recipes—including our best fried chicken, BBQ ribs, burgers, drinks, and festive desserts!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac

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?  
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How Old Is Your Dog?

Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years
How old is your dog in human years? We used to multiply a dog’s age by seven; however, this calculation isn’t so cut-and-dried. See our dog calculator and chart to discover your dog’s age.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Kids love it! Adults can’t put it down!
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