Bell peppers, 12 uses for mint leaves, dilly beans

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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The vegetable life does not content itself with casting from the flower or the tree a single seed, but it fills the air and earth with a prodigality of seeds, that, if thousands perish, thousands may plant themselves, that hundreds may come up, that tens may live to maturity, that, at least one may replace the parent.

–Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82)

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Bell Peppers
Bell Peppers
Sweet bell peppers are a tender, warm-season crop and a relative of the tomato. Here’s how to plant and grow bell peppers in your garden! 
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How to Plan a Kid's Vegetable Garden
Children who grow vegetables, eat vegetables. Here’s our advice on how to start a kid’s vegetable garden—at home or at school—plus, a list of great garden plants.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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Dilled Green Beans
Dilled Green Beans

The classic dill flavor of these Dilled Green Beans blends wonderfully with the zesty hot peppers and garlic.

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How to Dry Flowers from the Garden
How to Dry Flowers from the Garden
From lavender to roses, many flowers can be dried to bring us some color and cheer on those gray days! See tips on which flowers dry best and how to dry flowers properly so that they look beautiful—not old!
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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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12 Uses for Mint Leaves, From Health to Home
12 Uses for Mint Leaves, From Health to Home
How do you use extra mint leaves? Here are 12 marvelous uses for mint around the home and garden—from culinary to medicinal to mouthwash to bug repellent!
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that makes a great stocking stuffer! Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.

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