Poison oak ID and treatment, bugs in the garden?, surprising benefits of celery

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, July 17, 2019

buttercups
Beyond me in the fields the sun
Soaks in the grass and hath his will;
I count the marguerites one by one;
Even the buttercups are still.

–Archibald Lampman (1861–99)

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
198th day of the year


Bitty Schram (actress) was born on this day in 1968.
Morgan Paull (actor) died on this day in 2012.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Poison Oak ID and Treatment

Poison Oak: Identification and Treatment
“Leaves of three, let it be!” “Hairy vine, no friend of mine!” Learn how to spot poison oak, tell the difference between poison oak and poison ivy, and treat a poison oak rash. 
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Surprising Celery Benefits!

Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!
Celery is one of the most underrated vegetables. Most people would never think of this humble stalk as a high-powered health food. Yet, it is!
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Heat Versus Humidity

It's Not the Heat, It's the Humidity!
In most of the Northern Hemisphere, July is the hottest month. But when folks grumble about feeling uncomfortable, they often say, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” That’s so true.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs. Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar.
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How to Beat Bugs in Your Garden
While some insects are beneficial, others are an ever-present pest in the vegetable garden—but there’s no reason that they should get the better of you or your crops.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.  
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Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

This minty Watermelon Cucumber Salad is a light, fresh, and cool salad that can be enjoyed anytime and with any meal or just as a nice in-between-meal snack.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.
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