Today: View the total solar eclipse LIVE, growing garlic, amazing ants

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 2, 2019

fireflies
A moon-flooded prairie; a straying 
Of leal-hearted lovers; a baying 
Of far away watching dogs; a dreaming 
Of brown-fisted farmers; a gleaming 
Of fireflies eddying nigh, —
And that is July! 

–James N. Matthews (1852–1910)

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Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
Total Solar Eclipse 2019 | How to Watch Live on 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...
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Crepe Skin? Here's The Easy Fix (Arms, Legs, Neck & Chest)

Beverly Hills surgeon explains at home fix for crepey skin around the arms, legs, and stomach

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Garlic
Garlic
Garlic, planted in autumn, is ready to harvest in mid- to late summer when the leaves turn yellow. Beyond its intense flavor and culinary uses, “the stinking rose” is also good in the garden as an insect repellent and has been used for centuries as a home remedy.
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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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Star-Spangled Berry Pie
Star-Spangled Berry Pie

This one-crust “Star-Spangled Berry Pie” is the ultimate Independence Day dessert! Ripe raspberries and blueberries are topped with stars; a white chocolate layer on the bottom takes this over the top!

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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Monthly Horoscope for August
Monthly Horoscope for August
Here’s your horoscope for August 2021. If you follow the ancient practice of astrology, see the month’s at-a-glance predictions for all 12 zodiac signs. Take a gander at what’s in store for you.
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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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Getting Antsy: Ants in the Garden
Getting Antsy: Ants in the Garden
Ants are among the most successful of insects, outnumbering all other individual animals combined. They have been around since the days of the dinosaurs and inhabit just about every corner of Earth. Their presence in nature is essential to the well-being of the garden and...
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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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