Cucumber problems, Mercury retrograde begins, silverfish

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, July 7, 2019

carnations
Hot July brings cooling showers,
Apricots, and gillyflowers.

–Sara Coleridge (1802–52)

Sunday, July 7, 2019
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Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
Mercury Retrograde Begins

Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2020
Mercury’s next period of retrograde motion lasts from June 18 to July 12, 2020! According to the age-old practice of astrology, we are all influenced by the effect of Mercury in retrograde.
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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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Cuke Plant Care and Problems

Cucumbers
An easy-care vegetable that loves sun and water, cucumbers grow quickly as long as they receive consistent watering and warmth. Don’t let cucumbers get too large before you pick or they will taste bitter! See how to grow and harvest cucumbers.
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2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition

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?

A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  

 

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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).
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Strawberry Recipe Contest

Share your best recipe using strawberries and win cash prizes!

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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 what we eat also affect how we feel? Let’s explore better eating can help us feel better—less anxiety, stress, and depression.
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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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Silverfish in the House?

Silverfish
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.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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