Get rid of bad smells, herb folklore, muscle twitches, broccoli soup

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, January 23, 2020


The days are short,
The sun a spark,
Hung thin between
The dark and dark
–John Updike (1932–2009)

Thursday, January 23, 2020
23rd day of the year

Mariska Hargitay (actress) was born on this day in 1964.
Johnny Carson (comedian who dominated late-night television for 30 years as the host of The Tonight Show) died on this day in 2005.



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Row Covers for Early Planting

How to Make a Row Cover Tunnel
We’ll show you how to make a simple hooped or low tunnel to protect your plants, extend your harvests, and get even more from your garden.


Discover Natural Lawn & Garden Products from The Old Farmer's Almanac

Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has helped America’s farmers and gardeners with wise words, planting charts, garden guides, wholesome recipes, and advanced weather forecasts. Now The Old Farmer’s Almanac furthers its mission with an innovative new range of natural lawn and garden products.
Herb Folklore

Herbal Folklore and Old-Fashioned Tips
We all know that herbs make great companions in the garden and kitchen. Herbs also have a long history as a natural remedy—and many other more unusual uses, too! Read on…


Shocking Report: #1 Cause of Weight Gain is Weedkiller

Has your health been declining since 1996? Here’s why…
Best Broccoli Soup

Best Broccoli Soup

Our Best Broccoli Soup is made with fresh broccoli, carrots, and herbs for a wonderfully healthy, flavorful dish to both warm and nourish the body.

Try the Weed Spinner!

All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him. 
Got Muscle Twitches?

Muscle Twitches, Tics, and Jerks
Ever experienced muscle twitches, jerks, or involuntary tics? What causes them? Are they serious? Don’t panic—here’s everything you need to know.
Easy and Safe Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

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. 
Get Rid of Bad Smells

How to Get Rid of Bad Smells
There are many ways to mask bad odors in your home, but how do you truly get rid of them? Here’s how to get rid of bad household smells once and for all!
Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design and small interior pocket.
$6.97 (You Save $5.00)