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

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Corn
Corn
Sweet corn is an annual crop that produces ears of yellow, white, or bi-colored kernels. A long, frost-free growing season is necessary for growing corn. Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest corn in your home garden!
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How to Save Vegetable 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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Cloud Guide: Types of Clouds and Weather They Predict!
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 the 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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Water-Bath Canning: Beginner's Guide
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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Pasta Salad With Spinach and Artichokes
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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