Growing corn, cannas, 10 tips for preserving!

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, June 29, 2020


Oh, summer has clothed the Earth
In a clock from the loom of the Sun!
And a mantle, too, of the skies’ soft blue,
And a belt where the rivers run.

–Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872–1906)

Digital Garden Guide
Growing Corn

Sweet corn is an annual crop with yellow, white, or bi-colored ears. A long, frost-free growing season is necessary. Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest corn in your garden.


Top US Doctor: Sugar is not the problem (This Is)

Digestion, Weight, Fatigue All Linked To 1 “Metabolic” Issue (Do This)

Growing Cannas

Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—with ruffled spikes tapering to refined buds.
The 2021 Old Farmer's Almanac

What is old is new again! Established in 1792 and published every year thereafter. Pre-order The 2021 Old farmer’s Almanac today and get your copy first. 

Asian-Style Green Beans

Asian-Style Green Beans

Our Asian-Style Green Beans are super flavorful! Choose young, fresh green beans that are all about the same size for this dish.

Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook by The Old Farmer’s Almanac

Gardeners love it so much, we had to print more! Created for new gardeners, green thumbs, and old hands alike, The Old Farmer’s Almanac Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is loaded with advice and inspiration to help plants—and growers—thrive.

10 Tips for Preserving

10 Quick Tips to Preserve Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruit
What to do with the bounty from your garden? Freeze it, pickle it, dry it, store it!  Here are 10 quick fixes to enjoy healthy, nutritious vegetables and fruit all winter long!
2021 Calendars

SHIPPING SOON! Choose from our Gardening, Weather Watchers, Moon, Country, Everyday, and Engagement calendars.

DIY Face and Hair Mask

DIY Face and Hair Masks: Nourishment From the Kitchen!
For centuries, people have been using fruits, vegetables and other natural products to nourish their skin and hair. Here are four easy DIY recipes: for a cucumber face mask, honey yogurt face mask, banana hair mask, and lip color. All use products straight from your kitchen! Have fun!
The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.