Cricket thermometer, Saturn's opposition tonight, watering chart

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 9, 2019

grass
Very good in the grass to lie
And see the network 'gainst the sky,
A living lace of blue and green,
And boughs that let the gold between.

–Katharine Tynan Hinkson (1861–1931)

 
Farmer's Market Tote Bag
 
Cricket Thermometer

Predict the Temperature with Cricket Chirps
Did you know that you can tell the temperature by counting the chirps of a cricket? It’s true! Here’s the formula…
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If Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Everyday)

According to Dr. Gary Richter, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs. Dr. Richter shares a trick — which anybody can do — while trying to improve his own dog’s health.

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Saturn Opposition July 9

Night Sky for July 2019
Welcome to the Sky Watch for July 2019. This month, see Jupiter and Saturn shine all night long. Bob Berman provides more details about the night sky highlights.
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Watering Chart

When to Water Your Vegetable Garden | Watering Chart
How much water do you really need? When is the best time to water your vegetables? See our tips on watering your garden—plus, a chart of when and how much to water specific crops.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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How Long Frozen Food Lasts

Freezer Storage Times: How Long Can You Freeze Foods For?
How long can you freeze food for before it’s no longer safe to eat? See this frozen food storage chart to find out whether or not you can freeze cheese, how long you can freeze chicken for, how long fruit lasts in the freezer, and much more. Plus, find tips for freezing foods correctly.
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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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Signs of a Sick Pet

Signs of a Sick Cat or Dog
Different pets will display sickness symptoms differently, but you should always be on the watch and consider a call to your vet when you notice any of the following signs of a sick cat or dog.
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Strawberry Recipe Contest

Share your best recipe using strawberries and win cash prizes!

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