Mosaic viruses, Jupiter at brightest, finally—a great comet!

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 14, 2020


I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
I loafe and invite my soul,
I lean and loafe at my ease . . .observing a spear of summer grass.

–Walt Whitman (1819–92)

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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Almanac Gardening Club
What Are Mosaic Viruses?

Mosaic Viruses
Here are tips on how to identify, control, and prevent mosaic viruses on a variety of plants.


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!

Jupiter At Opposition Tonight!

Jupiter and Saturn at Their Brightest in July
Both Jupiter and Saturn will be big and bright in July, 2020! Next up is Saturn is at “opposition” to the Sun on the 20th. This is some amazing, easy backyard stargazing—no charts needed!  Here are details on when to watch the planets from Almanac astronomer Bob Berman.


Randy Jackson: "This Drink Is Like A Powerwash For Your Gut"

Former Idol star was suffering from digestive discomfort, fatigue, and more serious health issues. That has all changed…He lost weight, feels great, and it was all without some crazy diet or strenuous exercise program. Watch how he did it here >>

Finally—A Great Comet!

How to See Comet NEOWISE in the Evening
Comet NEOWISE has switched to become a more easily-viewed evening comet. Don’t miss it! Here’s how to see Comet Neowise, including where and when to see the comet in the night sky.
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.

What is Bastille Day?

The Month of July 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Welcome July! We’re almost midway through this hottest month of our year. Next on the calendar is Bastille Day (July 14), which commemorates the start of the French Revolution. Enjoy learning a little history—and raise a toast to freedom!
2021 Calendars

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

Pickled Beets Recipe

Grandma's Pickled Beets

Grandmother Lida Quinn’s Pickled Beets Recipe are a classic with the perfect combination of sweet and sour tastes.

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.