Growing mint, patriotic recipe ideas, July sky watch

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 2, 2020

fireflies

A moon-flooded prairie; a straying
Of leal-hearted lovers; a baying
Of far away watching dogs; a dreaming
Of brown-fisted farmers; a gleaming
Of fireflies eddying nigh, —
And that is July!

–James N. Matthews (1852–1910)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
Mint
Mint
Mint practically grows itself! Not only does mint add fruity, aromatic flavor to foods and tea, but also it’s useful for health remedies such as aiding digestion and relieving headaches. All you need to do is confine this spreading perennial herb to a container or confined bed to keep it from...
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Night Sky for July 2021
Night Sky for July 2021
On the last weekend of July, stargazers are in for a dazzling night show! The full Buck Moon will continue to appear full, sweeping by Saturn and Jupiter. On Saturday, July 24, Saturn appears just above the Moon, and on Sunday, July 25, Jupiter is aligned with the Moon! The two planets are easily...
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July Birthstone: The Ruby
July Birthstone: The Ruby
The July birthstone, the ruby, was regarded by ancient Hindus as the “king of gems.” Learn all about rubies and what they symbolize!
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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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Fourth of July Recipes
Fourth of July Recipes
Celebrate Independence Day in style with some festive recipes, including Star-Spangled Chicken With Fireworks Salsa—and Star-Spangled Berry Pie for dessert. You’ll also find burgers, ribs, our prize-winning fried chicken and patriotic desserts to top off any great meal!
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Monthly Horoscope for July 2021
Monthly Horoscope for July 2021
Here’s your monthly horoscope for July 2021. Happy Summer! Looks like it’s time to relax and have some fun. Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides an astrological prediction at a glance for all 12 zodiac signs.
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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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