Cucumber problems, Mercury retrograde begins, silverfish

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, July 7, 2019

Hot July brings cooling showers,
Apricots, and gillyflowers.

–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

Sunday, July 7, 2019
188th day of the year

Jorja Fox (actress) was born on this day in 1968.
Veronica Lake (actress) died on this day in 1973.

Farmer's Market Tote Bag
Mercury Retrograde Begins

Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2019
Mercury enters retrograde motion on July 7, 2019! Find out what that means for you and see when Mercury will be in retrograde motion for the rest of 2019. Plus, we’ll explain the meaning of Mercury Retrograde and how it may influence your life.
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Kids love it! Adults can’t put it down! New edition! Shipping now!
Cuke Plant Care and Problems

An easy-care vegetable that loves sun and water, cucumbers grow quickly as long as they receive consistent watering and warmth. Most varieties will grow in any amount of space, thanks to the plant’s ability to climb. Of course, these prolific veggies are perfect for pickling!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac

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10 No-Cook Recipe Ideas

10 Best No-Cook Recipes
Don’t feel like cooking after a hot or hectic day? Check out these no-cook recipes. From cool soups to protein-rich salads to sandwich suppers, none of these recipes will have you heating up the oven (or, yourself).
Strawberry Recipe Contest

Share your best recipe using strawberries and win cash prizes!
Food That Boosts Well-Being

Can What We Eat Affect How We Feel?
Sure, we all know that what we eat is important for our physical health. But can healthier eating really help us manage stress better, alleviate depression, and just feel better about ourselves? 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with stunning photos, lunar lore, and more! 
Silverfish in the House?

Half-eaten pages in your books? Chewed-through boxes in your pantry? These are signs of a silverfish infestation. Here’s how to identify, get rid of, and prevent silverfish infestations in the home.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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