Look for Delta Aquarids, eggplant harvest, garter snakes

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, July 27, 2020

birds

How pleasant the lives of the birds must be,
Living in love in a leafy tree!
And, away through the air, what joy to go;
And to look on the green, bright earth below.

–Mary Howitt (1799–1888)

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Meteor Shower Calendar 2021: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
Meteor Shower Calendar 2021: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
The next meteor shower is the Eta Aquarids—which peak May 4–5! See details with best time to view, number per hour, point of origin, and associated comet in our Meteor Shower Calendar for 2021. Catch a shooting star!
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Feeling Old? Do This Once A Day And Watch What Happens

Researchers have found a new at home test that you can do right now in your seat that can help predict future health and longevity. It’s a very simple test and only take a couple minutes to do. Click Here To Find Out Now >>

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Eggplants
Eggplants
Eggplants—also known as aubergine or brinjal—are warm-weather vegetables that are harvested in mid- to late summer. Eggplant tastes best when harvested young. See more about growing and harvesting these lovely deep purple vegetables—one of our favorites on the grill!
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2021 Almanac Gardening Club

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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Keep Weeds Under Control (Without Weed Killers)
Dealing with weeds in the garden? Their often persistent nature can make for a truly frustrating experience. In this article (with video demo), we share our top tactics for keeping weeds under control in your vegetable garden—without resorting to chemical killers.
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2021 Moon Calendar

Celebrate the Halloween Full Blue Moon with our 2021 Moon Calendar! This fascinating calendar features striking scenes of the Moon in the landscape, accompanied by fun facts and lore about Earth’s natural satellite.

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Garter Snakes: The Gardener's Friend
Garter Snakes: The Gardener's Friend
Garter snakes are a gardener’s friend! A benign snake to humans, they eat all the pests that wreak havoc in your garden. Learn more about the shy, but helpful gardening helper who just wants to live peacefully in harmony with you—and eat your slugs!
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2021 Engagement Calendar

This popular week-at-a-glance planning calendar, now in its 26th year of production, provides plenty of space to jot down appointments, events, reminders, observations, and inspirations. Each day offers wit, wisdom, a quote, a proverb, or a bit of folklore. Each month’s opener features a month-at-a-glance planning calendar, full Moon name, fun facts and quotes, and more!

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Pasta With Greens and Feta
Pasta With Greens and Feta

Pasta and greens make a marvelous combination—plus, a tasty and nutritious change of pace from the usual tomato sauce.

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