Summer forecast out!, 5 fast veggies, sourdough starters

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, April 13, 2020

Heart

By all the stars in His infinite sky
We are April-fools, my Love and I.

—Mortimer Collins (1827–76)

 
Almanac Garden Guide
 
5 Fast-Growing Vegetables to Try
5 Fast Beginner Veggies

5 Fast-Growing Vegetables to Try
Here are five super-speedy vegetables for a harvest in just a few short weeks! Not only will growing a few edibles at home reduce trips to the grocery store, but also you’ll also enjoy better-tasting, fresher food—and the tonic of the plants and the outdoors!  (Note: Full article...

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4 Foods Causing You To Gain Weight

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4 Foods Causing You To Gain Weight
 
Planning Irrigation for your Garden
Adding Garden Irrigation Now

Planning Irrigation for your Garden
Supplying adequate water to plants is essential to having a successful garden.

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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
Tick Removal Tool
 
Summer Weather Forecast 2020: Hot Weather Continues Into August
Summer Forecast is Out!

Summer Weather Forecast 2020: Hot Weather Continues Into August
Ready for August? We predicted that summer weather would be warmer than average this summer, and it looks like August continues that trend. Check out our forecast to see the August 2020 temperature and precipitation outlook for your area, compliments of Old Farmer’s Almanac meteorologist ...

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The Old Farmer's Almanac All-Natural Ant Repellent

Repels Black, Red, Fire, Crazy, Sweet, and Carpenter Ants!

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$12.97
The Old Farmer's Almanac All-Natural Ant Repellent
 
A Really Big Show
The Size of Our Universe

A Really Big Show
How far can we see? How far can we think? Contemplate the size of the universe with Almanac astronomer Bob Berman. (Note: This podcast is about 6:28 minutes long and may have a :30 advertisement upfront.) If you enjoy Bob’s “Astounding Universe” podcast, subscribe!

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Kitchen Dish Towels

Discover our large selection of cotton dish towels with country and farmhouse style!

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$7.95-$14.99
Kitchen Dish Towels
 
Sourdough Starters and Recipes
Start Sourdough From Scratch!

Sourdough Starters and Recipes
How about trying your hand at making a sourdough starter from scratch?! Here’s a little history about this age-old pastime along with a no-yeast sourdough recipe (wild yeast) as well as commercial yeast recipes. Plus, find easy recipes for using...

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Bold Kitchen Aprons

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.

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$24.99
Bold Kitchen Aprons