June's best days, Strawberry Moon, pretty primroses

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Married in the month of roses, June,
Life will be one long honeymoon.


The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
June's Birthstone

June Birthstone: Color and Meaning
June’s traditional birthstone is the pearl. With their natural beauty, pearls have been beloved for centuries. Learn more about the pearl, which is associated with purity, honesty, and calm.


Heart Surgeon: Throw Out Your Olive Oil Now (Here’s Why)

Did you know that buying the wrong olive oil could be putting you and your family’s health at risk? Several brands  are made up of artificial ingredients that can lead to dry skin, achy muscles and joints, weight gain, and even heart problems.  Learn More….

This Week: Strawberry Moon

Full Moon for June 2020
The full Strawberry Moon rises on Friday, June 5, 2020! Find out why June’s full Moon is called the Strawberry Moon and learn about the penumbral eclipse that will occur on this date!
Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.

Pretty Primroses

Primrose Primer: 10 Pretty Varieties for Your Garden
The primroses in my garden are putting on a show right now. Hardy and cheerful, the different varieties keep the color coming in waves from spring until the summer flowers take over. There is nothing demure about these rugged little plants, they light up the landscape with carnival bright colors like egg yolk yellow, royal blue, magenta, and bright crimson. Here are 10 types of pretty primroses.
2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Online Edition

Detailed weather forecasts for the entire U.S., gardening and growing, food and recipes, astronomy, tides, home remedies, trends, handy tips, history, plus lots of humor—what’s not to like?

A special website makes reading our Online Edition as easy as flipping the pages of a book. Features enlargeable type, zoom, search, printing pages, or saving as a PDF file to your device. It’s the Almanac always at your fingertips. Plus, pay no shipping charges either!  


June, Month of Marriage

The June Bride | June Wedding Ideas
“For they say when you marry in June, you’re a bride all your life.”  Historically, June was the month of marriage. We’ll explain why—plus, share some June wedding ideas!
Garden Guide Online Edition

Enjoy instant access—from your tablet or computer! The Garden Guide’s large, full-color pages are loaded with “Purple Power” colorful choices for better health as well as general information, landscaping basics, the magic of mushrooms and easy DIY planting projects.
June and July Best Days

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!