New Pickling Guide!, gray mold, 5 natural herbicide sprays

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

Daily Newsletter for Friday, August 7, 2020

thistle

Bright, bright, restless bright, through the sun-burnt meads,  
Wavers the butterfly;  
Ever across its path a pilot invisible leads  
A sylphid fleet of the thistle's light and feathery  seeds,  
And August passeth by.

–Edith Matilda Thomas (1854–1925)

 
Almanac Gardening Club
 
How to Pickle: Step-by-Step Pickling Guide
New! Beginner Pickling Guide

How to Pickle: Step-by-Step Pickling Guide
Mmmm… Ready to make homemade pickles? Just follow our step-by-step pickling guide for beginners, and you’ll be on your way. Pickling is a great way to store extra vegetables, but pickling isn’t just for cucumbers. You can pickle peppers, onions, tomatoes, carrots, watermelon, peaches—lots of...

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Easy Eggplant Recipes and Cooking Tips
How to Cook Eggplant

Easy Eggplant Recipes and Cooking Tips
The gloriously purple eggplant is so misunderstood! Most people have experienced badly-cooked eggplant at least once and that’s often why they don’t want to give it a second chance. Give it another try with our cooking tips and easy eggplant recipes! Eggplant is an incredibly versatile vegetable...

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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.

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Meteor Shower Calendar 2020: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
2020 Meteor Shower Calendar

Meteor Shower Calendar 2020: When Is the Next Meteor Shower?
When is the next meteor shower? Our Meteor Shower Calendar for 2020 has dates for all the principal meteor showers—plus viewing tips from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Catch a shooting star!

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Gray Mold or Botrytis
Gray Mold or Botrytis

Gray Mold or Botrytis
Here are tips for how to identify, control, and prevent gray mold, or botrytis.

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Homemade Herbicides: 5 Natural Ways to Weed
5 Natural Weed Killers

Homemade Herbicides: 5 Natural Ways to Weed
After watching my neighbor spray the weeds in his driveway with a cancer-causing herbicide, I thought I should look into some natural “weed killers” to rid your yard of unwanted plants. Here are a few homegrown ways to get rid of competing plants while still keeping people, pets, wildlife, and...

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