Varicose veins, cutting back plants, Comet Neowise update!

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, July 20, 2020

violet and bee

"And pray, who are you?"
Said the Violet blue
To the Bee, with surprise,
At his wonderful size,
In her eyeglass of dew.
"I, madam," quoth he,
"Am a publican Bee,
Collecting the tax
Of honey and wax.
Have you nothing for me
–John Bannister Tabb (1845–1909)

Monday, July 20, 2020
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Almanac Gardening Club
Varicose Vein Remedies

Home Remedies for Varicose and Spider Veins
They’re as common as mosquitoes in summer and about as beloved. Unfortunately, there’s no repellent for varicose veins and spider veins, but we’ll explain the causes and provide health remedies to help.


How To Entirely Empty Your Bowels Every Morning - Top Surgeon Explains How

Dr. Steven Gundry Reveals How To Defeat The War In Your Stomach.  Learn More >>

Comet Neowise: Don't Miss It!

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.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Best Value Club

2021 Pre-Sale Now Open!

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

Midsummer Plant Prune

Cutting Back and Thinning Summer Plants
Garden thugs are plants (not weeds) that quickly get out of control in the garden. They can really run amok and hog all the room if they’re not judiciously pruned, dug out, cut back, or thinned in midsummer. 
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.

Drying Herbs and Veggies

Drying Tomatoes, Peppers, and Herbs
Consider drying your herbs and late-harvest vegetablesc—such as tomatoes and peppers—to keep them longer. Drying is one of the oldest forms of preservation in the world. Virtually all indigenous tribes used the technique as a way to preserve foods for colder or drier times.
2021 Calendars

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

Blueberry Recipes

Fresh Blueberry Recipes
One of the healthiest foods on Earth, blueberries are delicious and versatile. We’ve gathered some recipes that are simple to prepare and mouth-watering to eat—Blueberry Oatmeal Crisp, Lemon-Blueberry Bread, Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes, Blueberry Jam, and more!
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.