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

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)

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
183rd day of the year


Jose Canseco (baseball player) was born on this day in 1964.
Ernest Lehman (screenwriter) died on this day in 2005.


 
Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
Today! Total Solar Eclipse!

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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Get Ready to Harvest Garlic

Garlic
Garlic is an easy-to-grow crop that’s harvested in midsummer and planted in the fall. Harvest when the tops just begin to yellow and fall over! See all our tips on growing garlic.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with stunning photos, lunar lore, and more! 
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Prize-Winning 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

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July's Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for August 2019
Here’s your horoscope for August 2019. 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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The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Kids love it! Adults can’t put it down! New edition! Shipping now!
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Amazing Facts About Ants

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 environment. See why … 
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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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