Vegetable gardening for beginners, chicken pot pie, best uses for PB

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, December 29, 2019

holly

The holly! the holly! oh, twine it with bay—
Come give the holly a song;
For it helps to drive stern winter away,
With his garment so sombre and long.

–Eliza Cook (1818–89)

Sunday, December 29, 2019
363rd day of the year


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar
 
Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
Ready to jump into gardening? It can be daunting at first, but gardening is an incredibly rewarding hobby to get into. Our Vegetable Gardening Guide for Beginners will help you to plan and grow your tastiest vegetables ever. Find out how much food you need to grow to feed a family, top 10 vegetables for a beginner, and more tips.
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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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What Almanac Readers Say

Best Garden Planner: Customer Reviews | Testimonials
Our readers say it best! See reviews for the online Garden Planner from Almanac gardeners. From raised beds to kitchen gardens, the Garden Planner makes it easy because it calculates your planting dates, spacing, and pairings—all optimized to your zip code. See 5 more testimonials from Almanac gardeners—who also sent in photos and plot plans!
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference book that includes all of our expertise.
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$14.95
 
Chicken (or Turkey) Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie With Vegetables

To some people, a chicken pie with vegetables is a travesty, but this Chicken Pot Pie is so good that even purists will love it.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 
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New Year's Bread

Ethnic Bread Recipes for the Holidays
Certain holidays are accompanied by traditional ethnic recipes, many of which are for baking bread. Here is a selection of festive breads based upon a cook’s jaunt around the calendar—from New Year’s Day Bread to Christmas Breads.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac

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?  
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Best Uses for Peanut Butter

Best Uses for Peanut Butter
Peanut butter sure is delicious, but did you know that it’s useful, too? From shaving cream and leather polish to mousetrap bait, here are some of the best uses for peanut butter.
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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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