Beneficial bugs, when the Moon rises, freezing herbs

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, July 16, 2020

clyde

How sweet to move at summer's eve
By Clyde's meandering stream,
When Sol in joy is seen to leave
The earth with crimson beam;
When islands that wandered far
Above his sea couch lie,
And here and there some gem-like star
Re-opes its sparkling eye.

–Andrew Park (1807–63)

ADVERTISEMENT

almanac_christmas_ad_640x165.png

 
Beneficial Insects in the Garden
Beneficial Insects in the Garden
Some bugs are good for the garden. We call these good guys “beneficial insects” and they can really help your garden by eating pest insects that would otherwise eat your plants. Here’s a list of common beneficial insects and how to attract them to your garden.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

This Is What A Single Diet Soda Drink Does

If you consume soda or know anyone who does, then this is affecting you directly. For years, Big Soda companies have been handing out millions of dollars in an attempt to prove that their drinks are safe. It turns out there are THREE OTHER DANGEROUS FOODS that are being marketed as “health foods.” These foods may be harming you from the inside, and they could be the reason why you are not losing weight, no matter what you have tried. So please watch this shocking presentation before it’s too late…

  LEARN MORE  
 
How to Freeze and Dry Herbs
How to Freeze and Dry Herbs
Don’t waste those fresh garden herbs! Freezing herbs is easy; there’s no need to blanch. Or, some herbs can simply be air-dried or dried in a dehydrator. Here’s how to freeze and dry herbs—as well as which herbs are best for freezing versus drying.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

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%! 

  LEARN MORE  
 
When Will the Moon Rise Tonight?
When Will the Moon Rise Tonight?
Unlike the Sun, the Moon rises at all different times of the day and night. Enjoy our lunar puzzle to know when the Moon will rise!  Plus, find out why can we see the Moon during the day.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

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.

  LEARN MORE  
 
Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Up your ice cream game with our homemade Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches!

  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

2021 Calendars

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

  LEARN MORE