Jade plants, January night sky wonders, curing the winter drys

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, January 6, 2020

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Ring out false pride in place and blood,
The civic slander and the spite;
Ring in the love of truth and right,
Ring in the common love of good
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–Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809–92)

Monday, January 6, 2020
6th day of the year


Nigella Lawson (chef) was born on this day in 1960.
Pat Harrington (actor) died on this day in 2016.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar
 
Caring for Jade Plants

Jade Plants
Jade plants are succulent houseplants, which makes them fairly resilient and easy to grow indoors—plus, they’re long-lived. See how to care for your jade plant.
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January Night Sky Wonders

Night Sky for January 2020
Venus dominates in January, a fiery beacon at nightfall. At the end of the month (January 27 and 28), look for a beautiful crescent Moon–Venus pairing—plus, a Venus–Neptune conjunction! See Bob Berman’s January Sky Watch for viewing information. 
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook

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The Magic of Twilight

What Exactly is Twilight? The Three Different Types
Twilight. The word evokes gorgeous colors. But what exactly is twilight? And did you know that there are three types? The Old Farmer’s Almanac now has a calculator that will tell you when twilight begins and ends for your location. Get ready for adventures in the Twilight Zone.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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Buttermilk Blue Cheese Potatoes

Buttermilk Blue Cheese Potatoes Au Gratin

Our Buttermilk Blue Cheese Potatos Au Gratin is so cheesy good—and looks impressive on the dinner table.

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Farmers' Market Cotton Tote Bag

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Battling the "Winter Drys"

Battling the Winter Drys With Do-It-Yourself Strategies
Flaky skin, peeling lips, flyaway hair, cracked fingertips, crumbling fingernails, bloody noses, dry eyes.
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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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