Election Day Cake, bright planets, deer-resistant plants, egg folklore

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, November 4, 2019


To-night the winds begin to rise
And roar from yonder dropping day:
The last red leaf is whirl'd away,
The rooks are blown about the skies.

–Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–92)

Monday, November 4, 2019
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
November's Bright Planets!

Night Sky for November 2019
Welcome to the Sky Watch for November 2019. Here is your guide to see the bright planets and other beautiful happenings in the night sky from Bob Berman.
Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.

Best Deer-Resistant Plants

Deer-Resistant Plants
Oh, dear! Do you have problems with deer eating your garden plants? See our list of deer-resistant plants, flowers, and shrubs to keep the hungry herds away from your garden!
Almanac Retro Advertising Thermometer

Vintage design! Made of metal in the USA. Mercury-free, too. 

Make an Election Day Cake

Election Day Cake

Election Day is Tuesday, November 5. Back in colonial times, Election Day Cakes were a popular tradition.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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

Remedies for Dry Skin

Home Remedies for Dry Skin
Are you plagued by dry, itchy skin? Here are some helpful dry skin remedies.
Support Your Local Farmers Tote Bag

This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
Egg Facts and Folklore

Intriguing Egg Facts and Folklore
To put it simply: There is nothing quite like an egg! Eggs are surrounded by more myths and old wives’ tales than any other everyday food. Here are some surprising facts about eggs.


Calendars galore—for you to keep or to gift!

Join The Old Farmer’s Almanac Calendar Club, and you’ll get reliable all the calendars we publish—six in all, including a gardening wall calendar, weather watcher’s wall calendar, country wall calendar, moon wall calendar, engagement calendar, and an everyday desk calendar.