Fourth of July full Moon!, watermelon punch, a salute to "Yankee Doodle"

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, July 4, 2020

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How they shouted! What rejoicing!
How the old bell shook the air,
Till the clang of freedom ruffled,
The calmly gliding Delaware! 

–Author Unknown

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Digital Garden Guide
 
Full Moon for July 2020
Full Moon for July 2020

Forget the fireworks! This year, watch the full Buck Moon rise on the 4th of July instead! Find out why July’s full Moon is called the Buck Moon and learn about the penumbral eclipse that will occur on this date.
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The 2021 Old Farmer’s Almanac Best Value Club

Introducing The Old Farmer’s Almanac Best Value Club—Become a Charter Member Today and Save 57%! 

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Thunderstorm Facts and Lore
Thunderstorm Facts and Lore

With July comes nature’s fireworks—thunderstorms! How is thunder formed? How far away is lightning? Let’s look at some thunder lore and how thunder is born.
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A Salute to "Yankee Doodle"
A Salute to "Yankee Doodle"

Not many are aware that the melody for “Yankee Doodle” was once upon a time (as far back as Shakespeare, in the 16th century) a nursery rhyme sung to children. Do you know the real meaning behind this catchy song, though?
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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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Watermelon Punch
Watermelon Punch

Our Watermelon Punch is a delicious, refreshing addition to any cookout, BBQ, or get-together.

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Red, White, and Blue Sundae
Red, White, and Blue Sundae

There’s nothing like an America ice cream sundae on the 4th of July—or, any summer day!

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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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