Growing peas, cold sores, what is CBD?, wood ashes

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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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If January calends be summerly gay,
It will be winterly weather till the calends of May.
–Proverb

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Peas
Peas

Peas are not difficult to grow. Once they come up, they exhibit terrific growth spurts and can make a lovely wall of green through the garden. Here are some tried-and-true tips to grow, plant, and pick peas. Pea Growing  
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Surgeon Reveals How To Grow Back Thinning Brows

According to Dr. John Layke , thinning brows are one of the most noticeable signs of aging. “Thinning brows can actually age your appearance even more than wrinkles,” he revealed. This is a problem you can easily solve at home.

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How to Use Wood Ashes in the Home and Garden
How to Use Wood Ashes in the Home and Garden

If you burn firewood, you have wood ashes. Don’t throw them out! There are many surprising ways to use ashes around the garden and home. Here are five practical ideas.
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Large Wooden Matchboxes

Choose from many different bold designs! Each matchbox is about the size of a deck of playing cards and contains 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips.

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Granny's Best Chicken Soup
Granny's Best Chicken Soup

Any cool or rainy day is a great time to make this invigorating, traditional soup. You can cheat and use canned chicken stock—but it won’t be quite the same.

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Vern Ader's Weed Spinner

Finally, it’s fun and easy to weed!  The Weed Spinner is an innovative drill-driven weed removal bit that spins out weeds and their roots in one whirling motion.The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Weeds don’t stand a chance!

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What Is CBD? Is It Safe and Effective?
What Is CBD? Is It Safe and Effective?

Many readers have asked us about CBD. “It has surpassed all other supplements in history in terms of rapid rise in sales and use in the U.S,” according to the Mayo Clinic. But are these products safe? Are they effective? What’s the big deal? There is a lot of misinformation about CBD, so here are...
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Tick Removal Tool

The best tick remover is the one that is easy to carry and always with you! This safe tick removal tool attaches to key chains, leashes, and backpacks. Made in the USA from high-strength aluminum that won’t break or bend. Sold as 3-pack for spares and sharing.

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How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore
How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore

Cold sores can be a real pain in the… lip. Learn what causes cold sores and some natural cold sore remedies.
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.

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