Pumpkin pancakes, lavender in winter, grow gourmet greens yourself

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, October 18, 2019

The hollow winds begin to blow, 
The clouds look black, the glass is low; 
The soot falls down, the spaniels sleep, 
And spiders from their cobwebs peep. 

–Dr. Edward Jenner (1749–1823)

Friday, October 18, 2019
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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
Our Fave! Pumpkin Pancakes!

Pumpkin Pancakes

We are crazy about these Pumpkin Pancakes! We couldn’t believe how delicious they tasted. Could it be the secret ingredient (bacon drippings)?



3 Warning Signs Your Olive Oil Is Slowing Your Metabolism

Did you know that buying the wrong olive oil could be putting you and your family’s health at risk? Several brands are made up of artificial ingredients that can lead to dry skin, achy muscles and joints, weight gain, and even heart problems. Learn More….

Halloween Treat Ideas

Halloween Recipes: 13 Treats and Desserts
Halloween is a time for sweets and treats! Enjoy our best Halloween-themed recipes for treats and desserts. From classic pumpkin pie to caramel-covered apples, we’ve got many of the fall classics that the young (and young at heart) love.
Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.

Peak of Fall Foliage?

2020 Fall Foliage Map
Have the leaves start changing? When will they peak?
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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Lavender in Winter

How to Care for Lavender in Winter
Lavender grows best outdoors, but you can also keep these aromatic gems alive over the winter. Plus, lavender is not only pretty, but brings a sense of calm to every room. Here are some lovely lavender varieties. and advice on how to overwinter lavender.
2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?

A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  


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Grow Your Own Asian Greens

Growing Asian Greens: Fast and Easy!
Cool-season Asian greens are best planted in the last weeks of summer to grow on into autumn and beyond. Try bok choy, mizuna, or Chinese cabbage! These tasty and popular “gourmet” leaves can be rather pricey in grocery stores but they are super easy to grow—and fast growers, especially in cool...
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!