Leg cramps at night?, no-fail houseplants, perfect roast chicken

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, October 23, 2019

october
O hushed October morning mild,
Thy leaves have ripened to the fall;
Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild,
Should waste them all. 

–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar
 
Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies
Leg Cramps at Night: Causes and Remedies

Eeow! Startled from a deep sleep, you suddenly come to with a shriek, as your calf, thigh, or maybe the arch of your foot contracts in violent pain. Commonly called a “Charley horse,” this is a common and painful occurrence. Discover what causes leg cramps at night, as well as how you can...
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3 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Giving You

According to Dr. Marty Goldstein, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs.

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Easy Houseplants for Your Home
Easy Houseplants for Your Home

Have you caught the houseplant bug? See our list of favorite easy-care houseplants and find the right one for your indoor space.
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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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Organic Soil Amendments Explained
Organic Soil Amendments Explained

Using organic soil amendments, turn your poor garden soil into a nutrient-rich paradise in which plants will thrive. What do we mean by “soil amendments”? What are some great soil amendments? Here is a brief overview listing some of the best soil amendments for your garden. 
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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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Halloween Pretzel Treat
Halloween Pretzel Treat

One of the editors here at the Almanac always makes these mini pretzel chocolate treats topped with M&Ms for Halloween.

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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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Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables
Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables

Roasted vegetables and chicken are a comfort food classic! Make this recipe for a crowd or as a lovely dinner for two—leftovers are even better.

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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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