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

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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

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Arbor Day 2021
Arbor Day 2021

Arbor Day occurs this year on Friday, April 30. Dedicate a tree to someone who is special to you, and check out these facts about Arbor Day and the man who founded it.
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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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The Life and Times of Robert B. Thomas
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. 
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Hand Sanitizer In Stock Now Contains 70% Alcohol

Kill 99.99% of germs and enjoy skin conditioning benefits when you choose Real Time Hand Sanitizer + Skin Conditioner!

Free gift with purchase. Use coupon code “OFA”.

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6 Simple Garden Projects for Kids
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 ...
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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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How to Plant a Tree
How to Plant a Tree

Here are tips on how to plant a bare-root tree—from digging the hole to watering the tree properly once it’s planted.
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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. 

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How to Create a Kitchen Garden (Potager)
How to Create a Kitchen Garden (Potager)

A properly planned out kitchen garden will provide you with fresh vegetables—and will look good doing it, too! Learn how to create a kitchen garden in the style of either a traditional row garden or a potager garden, which intermixes vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs. Plus, see some inspiring...
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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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