Low-light houseplants, the great yam scam, 5 sore throat remedies

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 14, 2019


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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
Low-Light Houseplants

Best Indoor Plants for Low Light
Less water, less light, and less care. If you’re like most people, you have little time to fuss with plants yet you love the character and style that houseplants bring to indoor settings. Perhaps you don’t have that perfect sunny window? Not a worry. Plants with foliage color or those that flower in low light are the most carefree way to get a lush effect.


These natural and low sugar culinary inspired jams need to be on your gift-giving list this holiday season

  Don’t know what to get for that special person? Give the gift of food. But not just any food—Trade Street Jam’s beautifully packaged gems that can be used in cocktails, cooking and more. Use code GOODFOOD for 15% off.
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Making Homemade Vinegars

How to Preserve Herbs, Vegetables and Fruit in Vinegars
Preserving crops in vinegars is a great way to capture the aromas of herbs and other home-grown produce.


Shocking Report: #1 Cause of Weight Gain is Weedkiller

Has your health been declining since 1996? Here’s why…
The Great Yam Scam

Are Sweet Potatoes Yams?
Are sweet potatoes the same as yams? No… and yes. Here’s the scoop.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!
5 Sore Throat Remedies

5 Natural Sore Throat Remedies
Here are five simple natural sore throat remedies to help ease the discomfort! Let us know how they work for you!
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.
$8.99 (Save $6)
Stock Up on this Superfood!

Cranberries: Get ’Em While You Can
Among only a few native North American fruits cultivated commercially in the modern era, cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) stand out as a culinary star of the holiday feasting season.


For gardening enthusiasts everywhere!

Join The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Club, and you’ll get all the resources we have for gardeners—an attractive gardening wall calendar, the premier gardening guide, EXTRA! digital monthly magazine, plus the annual edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac.