Good Luck Hoppin' John, Canadians know cold, coexisting with deer

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

Daily Newsletter for Monday, December 30, 2019

white on white horses
But Winter has yet brighter scenes—he boasts
Splendors beyond what gorgeous Summer knows;
Or Autumn with his many fruits, and woods
All flushed with many hues.  

–William Cullen Bryant ​​​​​​(1794–1878)

Monday, December 30, 2019
364th day of the year


Matt Lauer (journalist) was born on this day in 1957.
Artie Shaw (jazz clarinetist and bandleader) died on this day in 2004.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Calendar
 
Good Luck Hoppin' John

Hoppin’ John: A Traditional Southern Dish for New Year's Day
Welcome in the New Year with Hoppin’ John, a traditional New Year’s Day dish, and luck will follow you all year long!
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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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Canadians Know Cold

“It Was So Cold That . . .”
Canadians know cold.
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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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$11.95
 
Coexisting With Deer

Coexisting With Winter Deer and Wildlife
When there is snow on the ground, it is easy to see who has been visiting the garden when we are not looking. This week, we discovered white-tailed deer. Here are tips on identifying your winter visitors and how to coexist with wildlife.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 
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Plant Hardiness Zones

What Are Plant Hardiness Zones?
Plant hardiness zones—also known as planting zones or growing zones—help gardeners understand which plants can survive their region’s climate. Find out which planting zone you’re located in so that you can grow your best garden yet!
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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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Snow Contest Winners

Guess Our First Snow Contest
The annual “Guess Our First Snow Contest” is over! Thank you to all of our Companion readers who took a guess.
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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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