Yarrow, crunchy dill pickles, enter a recipe for cash prizes!

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, July 21, 2019

dog-days
Dog Days bright and clear, 
Indicate a happy year; 
But when accompanied by rain,
For better times our hopes are vain.

–Proverb

 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Yarrow
Growing Yarrow

Yarrow
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a native North American plant that’s popular with pollinators and practically care-free, making it perfect for borders, ground covers, and open meadows. Here’s how to grow yarrow in your garden!

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What's the best gift for kids this holiday season?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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What's the best gift for kids this holiday season?
 
Some Like It Hot! Best Vegetables to Grow in the Heat
Best Veggies for Hot Weather

Some Like It Hot! Best Vegetables to Grow in the Heat
A week-long heat wave and a recent question—concerning what green beans to grow in a hot climate—got me thinking. Which vegetables thrive in exceptionally hot weather? Keep these plants in mind.

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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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$3.95
2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition
 
Strawberry Recipe Contest
Enter Recipe! Cash Prizes!

Strawberry Recipe Contest
The Strawberry Recipe Contest ended August 1, 2019. Thank you to all who entered! We will contact the winners by the submitted email.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar
 
Apple Cider Vinegar Drink Recipe
Apple Cider Vinegar for Health

Apple Cider Vinegar Drink Recipe
My mom grew up on a big Vermont dairy farm, and every summer, they would haul endless gallons of something called switchel out to the field during haying season. Mom’s recipe for the homemade beverage was simple: apple cider vinegar sweetened with maple syrup (both...

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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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$10.99
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar