Second chance for planting, vegetable nutrition, peach cobbler

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, July 24, 2019

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain
–Katharine Lee Bates (1859–1929)

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
205th day of the year

Kristin Chenoweth (actress) was born on this day in 1968.
Sherman Hemsley (actor) died on this day in 2012.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
Healthy Veggies to Eat

Vegetable Nutrition: Healthy Veggies to Add to Your Diet
Do you eat your veggies? Here’s a quick list of the common vegetables that pack a punch of helpful nutrients and minerals.


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.
When the President Disappeared

When the President Disappeared for 6 Days
In 1893, during his second term as president, Grover Cleveland mysteriously disappeared from the public’s eye for nearly a week. What happened? Here’s the story…


Top Cardiologist Reveals Digestive Trick to Clean Your Bowels

Millions of Americans suffer from low energy, digestive discomfort, and trouble losing weight. Many also are on the road to serious heart problems. According to Dr. Steven Gundry, one of the top cardiothoracic surgeons in the world, all these issues can be addressed by doing one simple thing.
Compass Dogs

Do Dogs Go Potty in a Certain Direction?
Calling all dog owners! Ever noticed which way your pooch stands when they do their business? As with birds, canines are aware of Earth’s magnetic forces.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Shipping now. Buy more than one and save.
Second Chance for Planting

Speedy Vegetables to Fill Gaps in Midsummer
Summer is in full swing and by now the peas and radishes have all been picked, the cilantro is blooming, the lettuce has bolted, and the spinach is long gone. Don’t let those gaps sit empty; they’ll only fill up with weeds! To get the most from your garden, break out the seeds and pop in a few wherever you find an open spot.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with stunning photos, lunar lore, and more! 
Classic Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

There’s nothing that says summer like peach cobbler. This old-fashioned dessert is always popular and is best with fresh peaches.

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.