Earwigs!, better-tasting veggies, lavender for health

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, July 22, 2019

Rais’d are the dripping oars—    
Silent the boat: the lake,    
Lovely and soft as a dream,    
Swims in the sheen of the moon.

–Matthew Arnold (1822–88)

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
Eww! Earwigs!

Here are tips on how to identify and get rid of earwigs, also known as “pincher bugs,” in the garden.
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Watering for Better Taste

How to Water Vegetables for Better Taste
Improve the flavor of tomatoes and other vegetables just by the way you water your garden. Here’s how.
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!  


Summer Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad with Rice, Orange, and Snow Peas

This light chicken salad with rice, orange, and snow peas uses cider vinegar instead of mayo.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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Recipes From the Garden

Creating a Recipe from the Garden
My sister and I both love to cook. We aim for dishes that are nutritious, cheap, quick, and delicious. But our cooking resembles that of our great grandmothers on the farm, whose recipes called for a lump of this, a pinch of that, and a few handfuls of whatever’s available from the garden or the cupboard. If you’re up for this approach, here are some pointers for creating recipes from your garden—plus an “anytime salad” and flavorful dressing to try!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!

Lavender for Health

Lavender for Health and Home
Lavender is more than just a pretty plant. This fragrant perennial has been revered throughout the ages for its ability to breathe a sense of clarity and calm into every cupboard, room or beauty product in which it dwells. It has long been used as a remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia and anxiety to depression and fatigue.
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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