Last supermoon, 3 sisters garden, straight-up rhubarb pie

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, May 6, 2020


May is a green as no other,
May is much sun through small leaves,
May is soft earth,
And apple-blossoms,
And windows open to a South wind.

–Amy Lowell (1874–1925)

Almanac Garden Guide
Last Supermoon of Year

Full Moon for May 2020
May’s full Moon rises on Thursday, May 7! This full Moon will be the last of the three supermoons to occur this year, so don’t miss it! Here’s everything you should know about this month’s full moon, including how it got its name, “The Full Flower Moon.”


Feeling Old? Do This Once A Day And Watch What Happens

“Researchers have found a new at-home test that you can do right now in your seat that can help predict future health and longevity. It’s a very simple test and only takes a couple minutes to do. Click Here To Find Out Now >>
The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters: Corn, Beans, and Squash
Did you know that corn, beans, and squash are called the “Three Sisters”? A number of Native American tribes interplanted this trio because they thrive together, much like three inseparable sisters. Here’s how to plant your own Three Sisters 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!
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Growing Seeds and Grains!

How to Grow Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, and Easy Grains
When we think about food gardening, we don’t usually think of seeds and grains—where do they fit in, and are they even worth growing? The answer is a resounding yes! Full of vitamins, minerals and heart-healthy fats, seeds and grains have plenty to contribute to your garden. Here’s our pick of the crop…
Farmhouse Couch Pillows

Choose from many different designs. Perfect for a country-themed home.
Straight-Up Rhubarb Pie

Lattice-topped Rhubarb Pie

Lattice-topped rhubarb pie is often welcomed as the first fruit pie of spring.

Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!
Eating Dandelions (Safely)!

Eating Dandelions: Harvesting, Cleaning, and Cooking
My mother dosed her family with generous amounts of dandelion greens as soon as she discovered their bright leaves poking up through the thatch of the back lawn.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

Keeps avid weather watchers engaged and entertained day after day for up to 4 years!