Squash vine borers, natural stress/anxiety remedies, beet chips

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, July 12, 2019

chestnut trees
Come ye into the summer woods;
There entereth no annoy;
All greenly wave the chestnut leaves,
And the earth is full of joy.

–Mary Howitt (1799–1888)

Friday, July 12, 2019
193rd day of the year


Cheryl Ladd (actress) was born on this day in 1951.
Sherwood Schwartz (writer & producer) died on this day in 2011.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Squash Vine Borer Control

Squash Vine Borer
Are your squash plants suddenly struggling? It could be the work of a squash vine borer. Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of the squash vine borer!
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Thin Your Fruit Trees

How to Thin Fruit Trees for a Better Harvest
It may sound counterintuitive, but to get the best harvest of apples and some other fruit, we actually need to remove some of the fruit – a technique known as thinning. In this short video, we show you exactly how, when, and why to thin fruit.
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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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The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
Did you know that corn, beans, and squash are called the “three sisters”? A number of Native American tribes interplanted this trio because they thrive together, much like three inseparable sisters. Here’s how to plant a three sisters garden.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 
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Beet Chips Recipe

Beet Chips

Move over potato chips—beet chips have you, well, beat! These easy-to-make vegetable chips are as beautiful as they are nutritious.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac

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?  
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Stress and Anxiety Remedies

Natural Remedies for Anxiety and Stress
Herbs and natural remedies can help calm anxiety and stress. Here’s a list of ways to relieve anxiety naturally.
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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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