Welcome July, Canada Day, weather predictions, birthstone and flowers

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, July 1, 2019

When the heat like a mist veil floats,
And poppies flame in the rye,
And the silver note in the streamlet's throat
Has softened almost to a sigh. It is July
–Susan Hartley Swett (1860-1907)

Monday, July 1, 2019
182nd day of the year

Carl Lewis (athlete) was born on this day in 1961.
Mollie Sugden (actress) died on this day in 2009.

Farmer's Market Tote Bag
What's Happening in July?

The Month of July 2019: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
July is the month when summer has a firm hold on all of us. The average temperature just about everywhere in the United States is above 70°F, and thunderstorms are nearly as abundant as ants at a picnic.


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Canada Day July 1!

Canada Day 2020
O Canada! It’s time to celebrate Canada Day! Learn the history behind this national holiday, celebrated each year on July 1.
Birth Flowers for July

July Birth Flowers
July’s birth flowers are dramatic head-turners, one being the star of water features and the other capable of growing eight feet tall. 
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Birthstone for July

July Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The July birthstone, the ruby, was regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.”
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!
Long-Range Predictions

Long-Range Weather Forecast
Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been known for its traditionally 80 percent–accurate forecasts.
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?