Sedum, how to can tomatoes, fertilizer tea, icebox cake

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, July 28, 2019

bald eagle

The sun is an eagle old, 
There in the windless west. 
Atop of the spirit-cliffs 
He builds him a crimson nest."

–Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)

Growing Sedum

Sedum is a perennial plant with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped flowers. Here’s how to grow sedum in your garden!


Fall Gardening

It is time to prepare for fall bulb planting. Irises are planted July through September. Tulips in the north are planted September/October and in the south planted November/December. Daffodils are planted September through November. See our wide varieties available.

DIY Fertilizer Tea

Fertilizer Tea from Plants, Weeds, and Grass
Using your own garden weeds and grass, you can make homemade fertilizer tea. 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!  


What's a Heat Wave?

Heat Waves: 10 Tips for Extreme Heat Safety
There’s hot summer weather—and then there are heat waves. Much like other natural disasters, heat waves can be very dangerous. Get 10 tips for staying cool in extreme heat!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

$5.99 (Save $4)
Easy Icebox Tiramisu

Icebox Tiramisu Cake

Our Icebox Tiramisu Cake is a simple, no-bake version of the Italian classic. With only a few ingredients, you have a deliciously decadent frozen dessert!

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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

Canning Tomatoes

How to Can Tomatoes
By canning tomatoes, you can enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste in sauces, soups, and stews all year long! Here’s how to can tomatoes using water-bath canning, step-by-step.
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.

$5.99 (Save $4)