Sweet potatoes, weed control, fried chicken, Dog Days iced tea

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Build a castle, comb a beach; summer's ripe as any peach!
–The 1996 Old Farmer's Almanac

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The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
 
Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes

Learn how to grow sweet potatoes. A root vegetable with deep orange flesh, delicious sweet potatoes are commonly grown in southern regions as they require four months of warm weather; northern regions can have success with select varieties. Here’s how to plant, care for, and harvest sweet potatoes!
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Have a boat or a cabin and need a place to go?

Problem solved with an electric incinerating toilet. INCINOLET is clean, quiet, and best of all - simple!

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Weed Control Techniques
Weed Control Techniques

While it’s tempting to call any unwanted plant a “weed,” there are really only a select few weeds that become invasive and problematic. And while some folks turn to dangerous chemicals, many weeds are actually resistant to herbicides and respond better to different methods of control. With these...
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How To: Fix Aging Skin (Do This Everyday)

If you’re over 40 and frustrated with aging, wrinkly skin, get this… Dr. John Layke and Dr. Payman Danielpour put together a presentation revealing a 2-minute home method to restore youthful skin… Click now to discover this youth-restoring breakthrough for yourself:

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13 Common Garden Weeds
13 Common Garden Weeds

No one likes to talk about weeds, but some plants compete with your garden for nutrients, water, and light, as well as harbor diseases and pests. Here are 13 of the most common weeds found in gardens and lawns—with weed identification pictures and tips on how to manage their growth.
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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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Fried Chicken Recipe | First Prize 1998
Fried Chicken Recipe | First Prize 1998

We taste-tested a lot of fried chicken—and this recipe won first prize in our annual Almanac recipe contest! It’s delicious, crispy, and moist.

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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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Dog Days Iced Tea
Dog Days Iced Tea

A hot summer day is the best time to whip up a refreshing pitcher of Dog Days Iced Tea.

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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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