Best/worst plants for Japanese beetles, how to can tomatoes, fertilizer tea

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, June 30, 2019

wildflowers
Sing a song of seasons,
Something bright in all,
Flowers in the summer,
Fires in the fall
.
–Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–94)

Sunday, June 30, 2019
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Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
How to Make Fertilizer Tea

Fertilizer Tea from Plants, Weeds, and Grass
Using your own garden weeds and grass, you can make homemade fertilizer tea. It’s a great boost for your plants midsummer when they run low on “fuel.” Here’s how to make fertilizer tea for your garden. 
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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Japanese Beetle Plants

Japanese Beetles: Best and Worst Plants
Although Japanese beetles are known to feed on more than 300 types of plants, some are more appealing to them than others! Here’s a list of the best and worst plants to grow when dealing with Japanese beetles.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Stuck at home? Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities!

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Does the Sun Spin?

How Fast Does the Sun Move?
Does the Sun spin? Yes, very slowly! Does the Sun orbit anything? Yes, it does! Find out facts about how our Sun moves!
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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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Star-Spangled Chicken

Star-Spangled Chicken With Fireworks Salsa

Our Star-Spangled Chicken With Fireworks Salsa will be a huge hit for any festive occasion, especially a patriotic one.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!

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Canning Tomatoes

How to Can Tomatoes at Home
Here’s how to can tomatoes (whole peeled tomatoes) using easy water-bath canning. Enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste all year long—to make fresh spaghetti sauce, lasagna, chili, soups, and stews all year long. Anyone can do this! Here’s how to can your tomatoes—using just tomatoes and lemon juice...
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