This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.
Daily Newsletter for Saturday, July 11, 2020
O summer day beside the joyous sea!
O summer day so wonderful and white,
So full of gladness, and so full of pain!
Forever and forever shalt thou be--
To some the gravestone of a dead delight,
To some the landmark of a new domain."
–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82)
As an Old Farmer’s Almanac enthusiast, we’d like your opinion on a new book concept. Our recently released Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook has become a bestseller. (If you’re not familiar with it, “see inside” here).
We are considering the following two ideas for a companion publication that would have a similar look and feel, and we’d like to know what you think. Please click on the subject that appeals to you more:
If neither, what gardening topic appeals to you? Let us know.
Thank you! We appreciate your time and value your loyalty to the Almanac!
Cantaloupes are a delicious, heat-loving melon with a relatively long growing season, making them especially well-suited for southern gardeners. Here’s how to grow cantaloupes in your garden!
Most Americans struggle with weight gain, junk food cravings, and even belly bloat. The blame is commonly pointed towards a bad metabolism, poor genetics, and even old age. A new breakthrough discovery shows that the real culprit is linked to one extremely common protein. Learn More >>
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.
Witch Hazel: Natural Remedy and First Aid Plant
Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is a humble but amazing native North American shrub. For centuries, this plant has been used to calm skin irritations and heal. You can even make your own tincture! Learn more.
Tick Bites | Lyme Disease | Treatment
If you spend time outside or have pets that go outdoors, it’s important to be aware of tick bites—their symptoms, prevention, and treatment. Some ticks transmit Lyme Disease, so we’ll also help you understand types of ticks and disease symptoms.