Plant daffodils in fall, preserving herbs, seasonal markers

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, September 19, 2019


Over! The sweet summer closes,
The reign of the roses is done.

–Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–92)

Thursday, September 19, 2019
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Calendar
Plant Daffodils in Fall

The bright yellow blooms of daffodils are a wonderful sign of spring—but do you know how and when to plant them properly? Here are tips on planting daffodil bulbs, caring for daffodils, and what to do after they flower.


Farm to Table Gifts

Surprise someone with one of our unique gifts this season. We offer a variety of delicious foods that are grown sustainably on family farms: Cheese from Vermont cows, coffee beans from the rainforest, Georgia Peaches, Florida citrus, and much more.

Unearthing Garden Treasures

The Joy of Digging Potatoes
For some kids, the two best times of the year are Christmas and the potato harvest. Yes, you heard it! Digging up potatoes! There’s a certain joy in unearthing these garden treasures.


Top Cardiologist Reveals 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.  Dr. Gundry who is a world renown heart surgeon, reveals the root cause of weight gain, food cravings, and low energy in a short video he released to the public.  P.S. This video also reveals how you can transform your gut with this one simple thing.  Click here to watch the video now.

Preserving Herbs

Preserving Herbs
Although I grow many herbs fresh in pots and in my greenhouse for year-round use, I also like to preserve an abundant supply for the long season when nothing grows outdoors. It’s fun and not all that time-consuming. Home gardeners have several ways to preserve herbs for cooking and medicine. Here’s how to dry and freeze herbs.
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.


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Equinox Markers

5 Ancient Sites Aligned With the Solstice and Equinox
Across time, people have marked the changes of seasons—sometimes in dramatic ways! Here are five amazing ancient sites aligned with the solstices and equinoxes. This year, with COVID, Stonehenge will hold its first live streaming event so that everyone in the world can participate. Here are the details.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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Garden Potato Salad

Garden Patch Potato Salad

Move over, traditional potato salads, here comes Garden Patch Potato Salad!

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.