The Moon and your mood, uses for the humble potato, varicose veins

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 13, 2019


In the slack wind of November 
The fog forms and shifts.
All the world comes out again
When the fog lifts.

–Christina Rossetti (1830–94)

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
The Moon and Your Mood

Can a Full Moon Affect Your Mood?
Can the Moon affect your mood? Does it make people crazy? Science doesn’t have proof, but could centuries of folklore be wrong? Unless you plan to ask a werewolf (which we don’t recommend), it might be time to explore the myths and reality.


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Demo on Using Wood Ash

How to Use Wood Ash in the Vegetable Garden
If you have a fireplace or woodstove, use wood ashes to improve garden soil! Wood ash is full of nutrients that plants need, such as potassium and phosphorus, so it’s great for using on the vegetable garden. But it’s important to know where not to use it, too. In this short video, we show you when, where and how much wood ash to apply to keep your plants in tiptop condition.
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.

Cozy Curry Squash

Curried Butternut Squash With Rice

This colorful butternut squash and rice recipe showcases the flavor of fall’s harvest in an easy yet deeply satisfying vegetarian (and vegan) meal.

The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

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

Varicose Vein Remedies

Home Remedies for Varicose and Spider Veins
They’re as common as mosquitoes in summer and about as beloved. Unfortunately, there’s no repellent for varicose veins and spider veins, but we’ll explain the causes and provide health remedies to help.
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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Uses for the Humble Potato

Surprising Uses for the Humble Potato
Our modern potato came from southern Peru, domesticated there 7,000 to 10,000 years ago. Humble, homely, and earthy, the potato has traveled around the world, exerting an extraordinary influence on global civilizations for centuries. 


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