Planting beets, social distancing?, spring allergies, fish friday

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, March 20, 2020


Would you think it? Spring has come. 
Winter's paid his passage home; 
Packed his ice-box-gone-half way 
To the Arctic Pole, they say

–Christopher Cranch (1813–92)

Friday, March 20, 2020
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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
Planting Beets

A staple in our garden, beets grow easily and you won’t have to wait long until harvesting their tasty roots. And you can eat their green tops, too, so they’re a dual-purpose crop. Learn all you need to know about growing beets—from planting to harvest!


How To Remove Dark Spots (Do This)

A common misconception that many people have are that dark skin spots are caused by the sun, when in fact they are actually signs of advanced aging.  Dr. Gundry has a special at home method that you can use in her home to help reduce dark spots, age spots, and uneven skin tones. Watch The Video.

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Grow More in Less Space

Growing More in the Space You Have
Most gardeners want to grow more in the space they have. A more productive garden gives a bigger harvest with less time spent weeding.
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.

Fish Fridays Dish

Spicy Orange Salmon Over Edamame and Corn

This spicy orange salmon recipe with edamame and corn won second prize in The 2018 Old Farmer’s Almanac recipe contest.

Bold Kitchen Aprons

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA! There’s always something cooking at The Old Farmer’s Almanac. When it gets messy, we grab for one of these easy-care cotton aprons.

What is Social Distancing?

COVID-19: Social Distancing? Quarantine? Self-Isolation?
Social Distancing? Quarantine? Isolation? Lockdown? With the COVID-19 cases growing, we’re learning more about these terms. What do they mean and when do they apply? As always, Peg helps dispel that confusion with calm, accurate facts, and realistic steps which you can take.
Colorful Kitchen Dish Towels

There’s nothing shy or demure about our kitchen towels! The bold prints demand attention and deserve it. They’re made of woven natural cotton, so they’re as practical as they are impressive. 

Spring Allergy Relief

Spring Allergies and Sufferin' Sinuses
In most regions of the nation, spring brings on a pollen assault. For days, sometimes weeks, pollen fills the air. It dusts the car and buildings, the surrounding landscape. Many of us don’t have to see it to know that pollens have blown in: Our stuffed-up sinuses deliver the message.
Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.