Bread & butter pickles, growing onions, leaky toilets

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, July 24, 2020

summer night

The summer night is the perfection of thought.
–Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

Friday, July 24, 2020
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Bread and Butter Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles

“Bread and Butter” pickles got their name from Omar and Cara Fanning in the 1920s.

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Heart Surgeon: Throw Out Your Olive Oil Now (Here’s Why)

Did you know that buying the wrong olive oil could be putting you and your family’s health at risk? Several brands  are made up of artificial ingredients that can lead to dry skin, achy muscles and joints, weight gain, and even heart problems. Learn More….

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Growing and Harvesting Onions

Onions
Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow because of their hardiness. By midsummer, you can begin harvesting individual onions! Learn more about planting, growing, and harvesting onions for an endless supply in your garden.
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2021 Almanac Gardening Club

Pre-Sale Now Open! Introducing The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Club—Become a Member Today and Save 43%! Includes our new book Gardening for Everyone.

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Starting Seeds in Hot Weather

Seed-Starting in Hot Weather
Midsummer, and yikes, is it ever hot! It may be time to start new plants for the fall from seed but conditions are just too hot. What to do? Here are a few tips and tricks.
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2021 Moon Calendar

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This fascinating calendar features striking scenes of the Moon in the landscape, accompanied by fun facts and lore about Earth’s natural satellite. Added bonus: best days for fishing and other activities based on the Moon.

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How to Fix a Leaky Toilet

How to Fix a Toilet That Leaks Around the Base
What do you do if your toilet is leaking from the base? Toilet leaks indicate that you may need a new wax ring to seal the connection between the toilet and the drain pipe. It’s a concerning problem with a simple fix! Plus, this DIY home project only takes a couple hours. See our...
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2021 Engagement Calendar

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Eating to Reduce Stress!

Can What We Eat Affect How We Feel?
Sure, we all know that what we eat is important for our physical health. But can what we eat also affect how we feel? Let’s explore better eating can help us feel better—less anxiety, stress, and depression.
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2021 Gardening Calendar

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A favorite of gardeners for more than 40 years, this beautiful calendar offers original full-color illustrations, timely gardening advice, fun facts, quotes, and lore.

ADVICE, FOLKLORE, AND GARDENING SECRETS!

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