Hurricane preparedness, lily flower care, sauerkraut

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, August 30, 2019


Small summer insects chirp amid the blades
That rattle with a sharp metallic sound,
And clover, like a group of modest maids,
Empurples yonder patch of meadow ground. 

–James Berry Bensel (1856–86)


Friday, August 30, 2019
242nd day of the year

Tug McGraw (baseball player) was born on this day in 1944.
Wes Craven (filmmaker) died on this day in 2015.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
Hurricane Preparedness

How to Survive a Hurricane: Hurricane Safety Tips
What to do if a hurricane is forecasted? Don’t panic. All in one checklist, here is what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. If you live in a susceptible area, it’s especially important that you take precautions on how to survive a hurricane with these safety guidelines.


Top Cardiologist Reveals Digestive Trick To Clean Your Bowels

Digestive Trick To Clean Your Bowels “What if you could restore your gut health with one simple fix? According to one doctor in California there may be a way. In fact, he believes it’s so powerful that it could be like a “power wash” for your insides.
Hurricane Forecast

2019 Hurricane Season Forecast
Hurricane season officially began on June 1, 2019. Here’s this year’s hurricane forecastwith the expected number of storms and predicted probability of storms making landfall. Also, find your common questions and answers about Earth’s most violent storms!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with stunning photos, lunar lore, and more! 
Everyone Loves Lilies

Everyone loves lilies. With large, showy blooms, lilies add striking elegance to the yard and garden from early to midsummer. Grown from bulbs, lilies are perennial flowers that will return year after year and require minimal care, provided that you plant them in the right place. 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Features dramatic photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, trivia, and more.
Snake Plant Care

Snake Plants
Snake plants, also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue and Sansevieria, are one of the easiest house plants to take care of. This succulent plant is very forgiving and perfect for beginners. Here’s how to care for a snake plant in your home! 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Shipping now. Buy more than one and save.
Homemade Sauerkraut

How to Make Sauerkraut
Store-bought sauerkraut can’t compete with the homemade stuff. Follow our sauerkraut recipe to learn how to make sauerkraut of your own!
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.