Growing onions, crescent Moon and Venus, frost date calculator

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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)

Monday, January 27, 2020
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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
All About Planting 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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Check Your Spring Frost Dates

Frost Dates Calculator
Just punch in your zip code or postal code for your frost dates!
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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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$24.95-$26.95
 
Moon and Venus Tonight!

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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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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$19.95
 
Broccoli Soup With Herbs

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!  What’s more, dandelions don’t stand a chance!

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.

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$16.99
 
Herbs for Health?

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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$12.97