Black-eyed Susans, July weather, beautiful perennial vines

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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The luminous grasses, and the merry sun
In the grave sky; the sparkle far and wide,
Laughter of unseen children, cheerful chirp
Of crickets, and low lisp of rippling tide.

–Emma Lazarus (1849–87)

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Black-eyed Susans
Black-eyed Susans

Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) are native to North America and one of the most popular wildflowers grown. They tend to blanket open fields, often surprising the passerby with their golden-yellow beauty.
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Shocking Report: #1 Cause of Weight Gain is Weedkiller

Has your health been declining since 1996? Here’s why…

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Having a Vine Time with Perennial Vines
Having a Vine Time with Perennial Vines

A few years ago we built a pergola. Nothing fancy, just a rugged 10x10 foot cedar frame outside the back door. It’s a great place to put my houseplants for the summer. It also gives me a spot for hanging baskets and a place to hang a hammock. Most of all, it gave me 4 posts that could support...
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The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a delightful stocking surprise for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Enjoy a holiday season filled with wit and wisdom from your favorite Old Farmer. The Almanac is guaranteed to make people smile and to tickle your funny bones. Order today to get your Almanacs in time for the holidays!

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Summer Weather Forecast 2020: Hot Weather Continues Into August
Summer Weather Forecast 2020: Hot Weather Continues Into August

Ready for August? We predicted that summer weather would be warmer than average this summer, and it looks like August continues that trend. Check out our forecast to see the August 2020 temperature and precipitation outlook for your area, compliments of Old Farmer’s Almanac meteorologist ...
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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.

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Summer Drink Recipes: Lemonades, Iced Teas, and Punches
Summer Drink Recipes: Lemonades, Iced Teas, and Punches

Thirsting for a refreshing summer drink on a hot day? Here are some deliciously cool recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
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2021 Calendars

SHIPPING NOW! Choose from our Gardening, Weather Watcher’s, Moon, Country, Everyday, and Engagement calendars.

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Is Your Pet Overweight? Exercise and Eating Tips for Dogs and Cats
Is Your Pet Overweight? Exercise and Eating Tips for Dogs and Cats

Is your pet overweight? Pets have the same tendency to gain weight (and consequences from doing so) that humans do. Here are some simple tricks to incorporate better health into your pet’s life.
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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.

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