2020 seed catalog list, 20 garden layouts, snowflake photos

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

Daily Newsletter for Friday, December 27, 2019

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All glory be to God on high,
And to the earth be peace;
Good-will henceforth from heaven to men
Begin, and never cease!

–Nahum Tate (1652–1715)

Friday, December 27, 2019
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar
 
Garden Planning Inspiration

Over 20 Vegetable Garden Layout Ideas
Here are over 20 free vegetable garden layout ideas—including backyard gardens, square-foot gardens, raised bed gardens, kitchen gardens, flower gardens, dry gardens, and more!
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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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Free Garden Seed Catalogs

Free Garden Seed Catalogs and Online Plant Sources
Garden seed catalogs are appearing in mailboxes, giving us inspiration for the year ahead. Most seed companies are happy to make you a beautiful printed catalog to browse. Here’s a list of seed companies with printed catalogs as well as seed companies with online catalogs. Have fun dreaming while you’re waiting for the growing season to begin.
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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.
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$9.95
 
Snowflake Photos!

The First Snowflake Photographer, Wilson Bentley
Is there any truth to the old saw, “No two snowflakes are alike”? Wilson A. Bentley, a farmer and amateur meteorologist, sought to answer that question, dedicating himself to observing flakes of snow for 50 years.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 
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Leftover Turkey Hash

Turkey Hash | The Perfect Turkey Leftover Recipe

Our Day-After Turkey Hash is such an easy, delicious way to use turkey leftovers after a holiday feast.

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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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$3.95
 
DIY Aftershave & Toiletries

Homemade Deodorant, Aftershave, and Shaving Cream
Make homemade deodorant for men or women that really works, especially in a pinch! It’s also easy to make a homemade shaving cream, aftershave, and toner. See our simple recipes using natural pantry ingredients.
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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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