Full Sturgeon Moon rises, the many uses of salt, preserving herbs

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 13, 2019

clover bee

His labor is a chant,
His idleness a tune;
Oh, for a bee's experience
Of clovers and of noon
!
–Emily Dickinson (1830–86)
 

 

 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Calendar
 
Full Moon for August 2020
Full Sturgeon Moon Rises

Full Moon for August 2020
August’s full Sturgeon Moon reaches its peak on Monday, August 3, 2020. Learn how this month’s full Moon got such a peculiar name!

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How to Freeze and Dry Herbs
How to Preserve Herbs

How to Freeze and Dry Herbs
Don’t waste those fresh garden herbs! Freezing herbs is easy; there’s no need to blanch. Or, some herbs can simply be air-dried or dried in a dehydrator. Here’s how to freeze and dry herbs—as well as which herbs are best for freezing versus drying.

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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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2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition
 
Basil Pesto
The Best Basil Pesto!

Basil Pesto

Serve pesto on fresh pasta, spread on a halved baguette and broiled, or as a pizza topping.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.

 

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar
 
Household Uses of Salt
The Many Uses of Salt

Household Uses of Salt
Salt certainly makes our food more flavorful, but it can also work to fix many of our unexpected challenges around the house. Here are some of our favorite household uses of salt.

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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
 
Improving Gut Health: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat
About Gut Health

Improving Gut Health: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat
Trillions of “good” bacteria live inside our body. There’s an entire ecosystem—or, microbiome—in our gut! And gut health matters; it’s intertwined with our immune system, which is linked with diabetes, weight loss, and allergies. Learn more about gut health and how...

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar