Harvesting corn, saving veggie seeds, water-bath canning

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, August 19, 2019

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Happiness held is the seed;
happiness shared is the flower.

–John Harrigan (b. 1936)

August 19: National Aviation Day

 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Corn
Harvesting Corn

Corn
Sweet corn is an annual crop with yellow, white, or bi-colored ears. A long, frost-free growing season is necessary. Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest corn in your garden.

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How to Save Vegetable Seeds
Guide to Saving Seeds

How to Save Vegetable Seeds
Want to save vegetable seeds to replant next year? Here’s our seed-saving guide for beginners. Learn how to harvest and save seeds from some of your favorite garden vegetables, including beans, peppers, tomatoes, and more!

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Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 

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$12.95
Wine Bottle Lights
 
Cloud Guide: Types of Clouds and Weather They Predict!
Know Your Clouds!

Cloud Guide: Types of Clouds and Weather They Predict!
By observing clouds, you can often predict the incoming weather! See our Guide to Clouds with pictures of most common cloud types in the sky (classified by altitude and shape)—and what weather clouds predict!

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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

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$10.99
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar
 
Water-Bath Canning: Beginner's Guide
How to Can Safely

Water-Bath Canning: Beginner's Guide
Water-bath canning—also called “boiling water bath”—is the easier method of canning that lets you store homemade jars of jam, pickles, and tomato sauce. By processing jars in boiling water at the end of the recipe, you lock in the fresh flavor for a full year. See our Beginner’s Guide to...

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The Almanac Weather Rock

100% accurate weather predictor! If the rock is wet, it’s raining. If it’s dry and still, just wait a minute—it’s a mistake and will change soon.

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$21.95
The Almanac Weather Rock
 
Pasta Salad With Spinach and Artichokes
Wonderful Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad With Spinach and Artichokes

A colorful no-mayo pasta salad that’s full of flavor with spinach, artichokes, and olives.

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!

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$21.95
The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener