Arbor Day, plant a tree, fun kids activities, happy bday Robert!

This is an archived issue of our 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

Almanac Garden Guide
Plant a Tree!

Arbor Day 2020
Arbor Day 2020 occurs this year on Friday, April 24. Dedicate a tree to someone who is special to you, and check out these facts about Arbor Day and the man who founded it.
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.
Happy Birthday, Mr. 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. 
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”.
Connect Kids With Nature!

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!
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. 
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.
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. 
What's a Potager?

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!
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Stuck at home? Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities!