Harvesting corn, saving veggie seeds, water-bath canning

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

Monday, August 19, 2019
231st day of the year


Lee Ann Womack (country musician) was born on this day in 1966.
Tony Scott (director) died on this day in 2012.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
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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Guide to Saving Seeds

How to Save Vegetable Seeds: Seed-Saving Guide
Save the seeds from some of your favorite garden vegetables to replant next year! Here’s our seed-saving guide for beginners.
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Wine Bottle Lights

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Know Your Clouds!

Types of Clouds
By observing clouds, you can often predict the incoming weather. Clouds are classified by their altitude (height in the sky) and their shape. Here are some common types of clouds.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with stunning photos, lunar lore, and more! 
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How to Can Safely

Water-Bath Canning: Supplies and Getting Started
It’s high season for fresh fruits and vegetables! Gardens, farmers’ markets, and farm stands overflow with produce, sometimes far in excess of what families in the local area can consume fresh. To store your fresh crops, dive into water-bath canning!
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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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Wonderful Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad With Spinach and Artichokes

A colorful summer salad that’s full of flavor.

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Bottle Opener

Features a cast iron opener with a weathered patina!
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