Simple ways to save, dragonflies, going out of town?

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 23, 2019

summer night
Oh, the summer night
Has a smile of light,
And she sits on a sapphire throne.
–Barry Cornwall (1787–1874)

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
204th day of the year

Philip Seymour Hoffman (actor) was born on this day in 1967.
Sally Ride (astronaut; first American woman in space) died on this day in 2012.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
The Magic of Dragonflies

Dragonflies: Facts, Symbolic Meaning, and Habitat
The dragonfly and its smaller cousin, the damselfly, belong to an ancient order of insects known as Odonata and have carried symbolic meaning for centuries. Most people love to have dragonflies in their gardens, if only because dragonflies love to eat mosquitoes.


Broccoli, Collards, So Many Greens! It’s Time to Plant for Fall!

Summer has only just arrived, but in early July we’re already turning our attention to starting a bountiful Fall garden.. First we sow fall Brussels sprouts in shaded seedling beds, and next we sow broccoli, cabbage, collards, and Chinese cabbage plus other nutritious, delicious fall mustards and other greens.
Simple Ways to Save

Simple Ways to Save Money (That You Might Not Have Considered)
Budgets are tight for many of us. If you’ve squeezed and squeezed and squeezed yours again, maybe these few tips can help you squeeze some more—and have a little creative fun along the way.


Veterinarian: Add This One Thing To Your Dog's Food To Help Them Be Healthier

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.
Going Out of Town?

How to Prepare Your Garden Before Vacation
Going away this summer? With a little preparation, you can leave your garden for a week or two without worry. Follow these steps to help your garden survive your absence.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Shipping now. Buy more than one and save.
Cures fo Slugs

Cures for a Sluggish Garden
They work at night under the protective cloak of darkness, slithering along on a silvery slime secreted from their own bodies.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with stunning photos, lunar lore, and more! 
Blackberry Pie

Blackberry Cream Cheese Pie

Try this Blackberry Cream Cheese Pie for a rich and beautiful summer dessert. Assemble it in no time by making the syrup a day ahead!

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.