Arbor Day, plant a tree, fun kids activities, happy bday Robert!
This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.
Daily Newsletter for Friday, April 24, 2020
Do not try to preserve your name by writing it on the trunks of trees or upon the walls of old buildings, but write it in the memories and affections of your friends by your uprightness and sweetness of character.
–The Old Farmer's Almanac, 1896
The Life and Times of Robert B. Thomas
The founder of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Robert B. Thomas, was born on April 24, 1766, and he founded The Old Farmer’s Almanac in 1792 when George Washington was president. Here’s a small glimpse into the man and his time.
6 Simple Garden Projects for Kids
At this unpredictable and—let’s admit it—unsettling time, we want to make sure that you know one thing: Gardening has not been canceled! The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids has planting activities that are easy for any age. Here are six simple family projects to connect with plants and nature!
Kitchen Garden Layouts (Potager)
A kitchen garden (also called a potager garden) is designed to give you easy access to vegetables and herbs for cooking. Here are six kitchen garden layouts—plus a helpful video—to help you design a successful small kitchen garden!