Growing onions, crescent Moon and Venus, frost date calculator

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

Daily Newsletter for Monday, January 27, 2020

farm in snow

Keep warm by inner fires, and rest in peace. 
Sleep on content, as sleeps the patient rose. 
Walk boldly on the white untrodden snows, 
The winter is the winter's own release
.
–Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–85)

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Onions
Onions
Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow because of their hardiness. By midsummer, you can begin harvesting individual onions! Learn more about planting, growing, and harvesting onions for an endless supply in your garden.
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Top U.S. Vet Reveals: The Worst Dog Food You Can Buy

Are you harming your dog by feeding them the wrong food? There are 3 dangerous ingredients that no dog should ever eat, and if you are giving them to your dog then you might be slowly harming it.

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Frost Dates Calculator
Frost Dates Calculator
What are your final spring frost dates and first fall frost dates? Just punch your zip code or postal code into our Frost Dates Calculator for the United States and Canada to see frost dates for your location (based on the nearest weather station)!  
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Alpaca Fleece Socks

The cure for cold feet! Alpaca socks are soft, luxurious, and warmer than sheep’s wool. Choose from active outdoor and extreme cold styles.

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Night Sky for January 2021
Night Sky for January 2021
Look up! It’s the January 2021 Sky Watch! This month, Jupiter and Saturn are still bright in the night sky, Mars reigns in the night, and there’s the chance to spot planet Mercury. See Bob Berman’s highlights of our beautiful January sky and enjoy the wonders of the cosmos!
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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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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.

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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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Herbs for Health? Think Soup!
Herbs for Health? Think Soup!
Think of soup as a great way to boost your health by adding herbs. It’s an easy way to create your own herbal health booster. For millennia, our ancestors experimented with the leaves, roots, seeds, fungi, lichens, barks and other natural substances around them for healing.
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Support Your Local Farmers Tote Bag
This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
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