May's garden tips by region, May best days, 60-day forecast posted!

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Friday, May 1, 2020


Hebe's here, May is here!
The air is fresh and sunny;
And the miser-bees are busy
Hoarding golden honey

–Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)

May 1, 2020:  May Day

Almanac Gardening Webinar
What's Happening in May?

The Month of May 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Celebrate the gorgeous month of May! The Sun is warming, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the garden is growing. See what fun and interesting days May has to offer—from holidays to history to advice.


Save $5 New Larger Size Real Time Hand Sanitizer

Real Time Hand Sanitizer + Skin Conditioner contains 70% alcohol and is now available in a 12oz bottle. Save $5 on this new size with the code “FiveOff”.
Best Days for May

Best Days Timetable
With the Almanac’s Best Days timetable, find out when to plant vegetables, start a diet to lose weight, cut hair to increase growth, quit smoking, and more!


How To Entirely Empty Your Bowels Every Morning - Top Surgeon Explains How

Dr. Steven Gundry Reveals How To Defeat The War In Your Stomach.  Learn More >>
May/June Weather Posted

Long-Range Weather Forecast
Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been known for its traditionally 80 percent–accurate forecasts.
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. 
Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower

Meteor Shower Calendar 2020: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
The next meteor shower is: The Eta Aquarids! Start looking for these shooting stars in early May. While they usually peak before dawn near May 4, it may be worth looking on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of May as the Moon is less likely to interfere. See details and the complete Meteor Shower Calendar for 2020.
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. 
May's Garden Tips by Region

Gardening Tips & Tasks
What to do in the garden this month? Consult our gardening calendar for monthly to-do lists. Our gardening tips and tasks tailored to your region!
Solar-Powered Decorative Lighting

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA! By day, these are an artful addition to the garden. By night, they impress with a stunning display of color and light. Check out our large selection.