Aloe vera plant, tempting tomatoes for 2020, February bright planets

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 5, 2020

rocky coast

Good morrow, Benedick. Why, what's the matter,
That you have such a February face,

So full of frost, of storm and cloudiness?
 

–William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
36th day of the year


 
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Tomato Winners for 2020

Tempting Tomatoes for 2020
Here are some of the latest and greatest tomatoes coming your way in 2020. Many are All-America Selections winners, chosen because they taste delicious and have other special qualities!
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Growing Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera
The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves can be used to relieve pain from scrapes and burns when applied topically. Here’s how to grow and care for aloe vera plants in your home!
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Rustic Faucet Paper Towel Holder

Keeps paper towels handy. Cast iron construction means the holder won’t tip over when tearing off a fresh towel.
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Visible Planets of February

Night Sky for February 2020
Here’s the February 2020 Guide to the Bright Planets from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. This month, super-bright Venus greets you after sunset all month, Mercury has its best showing and is visible to the naked eye, and the crescent Moon pairs up with a few visible planets. Here are Bob Berman’s highlights of the night sky.
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Dishwasher-Safe Bamboo Cutting Board with Rooster

This handy cutting board sports a hole in the corner—just like The Old Farmer’s Almanac itself. 
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February's Gem

February Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The February birthstone, the amethyst, is said to strengthen relationships and give its wearer courage. 
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Get a daily update from the editors of The Old Farmer’s Almanac: each day we’ll tell you about the day of the year and season, let you know the people who were born and died on this day, and give you a fun Q&A of the day.
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Classic Bean and Tuna Salad

White Bean and Tuna Salad

Serve this White Bean and Tuna Salad for lunch or as part of a soup-and-salad supper.  It’s a classic combination, healthy, and so easy to make.

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Get a daily update from the editors of The Old Farmer’s Almanac: each day we’ll tell you about the day of the year and season, let you know the people who were born and died on this day, and give you a fun Q&A of the day.
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