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)

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Calendar
 
Hoppin’ John: A Traditional Southern Dish for New Year's Day
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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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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Coexisting With Winter Deer and Wildlife
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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What Are Plant Hardiness Zones?
What Are Plant Hardiness Zones?

Exactly which USDA hardiness zone are you in? Plant hardiness zones—also known as planting zones or growing zones—help gardeners understand which plants can survive their region’s climate. Find your zone—and learn why it’s so important.
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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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Guess Our First Snow Contest
Guess Our First Snow Contest

It’s time to announce the winners of the “Guess Our First Snow Contest.” See winning names—and thanks to all 500+ folks who took a guess. We wish all our Companion readers a cozy winter—no matter what the weather!
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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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