2020-2021 winter weather reveal!, Perseids peak, apple trees

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

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Little fly,
Thy summer's play
My thoughtless hand
Has brushed away.

–William Blake (1757–1827)

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2020-2021 Winter Weather Forecast
2020-2021 Winter Weather Forecast
What’s the 2021 winter forecast? Take a look at our long-range predictions by region for winter 2021, including the winter maps for the U.S. and Canada.
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LOOKING FOR AMERICAN-MADE GIFTS?

Look no more, North Country Wind Bells® has been creating quality-made wind bells in the state of Maine since 1975. With 6 collections, 67 melodies and over 100 personalizing options, you can find that perfect American-Made gift.

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Perseid Meteor Shower 2021
Perseid Meteor Shower 2021
The Perseid Meteor Shower are the most popular meteor shower of the year. With 50 meteors per hour during summer evenings, what could be better? The meteors peak from August 11 to 13, 2021. And what’s even more exciting this year is that there’s no full Moon or moonlight so dark...
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Top U.S. Vet Reveals: The Worst Dog Food You Can Buy

Are you harming your dog by feeding them the wrong food? There are 3 dangerous ingredients that no dog should ever eat, and if you are giving them to your dog then you might be slowly harming it.

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Is Comet Swift-Tuttle On a Collision Course?
Is Comet Swift-Tuttle On a Collision Course?
One of the year’s best meteor showers—the Perseids—is now under way. It starts with just a few extra shooting stars per hour, and when we reach the nights of August 11 and 12, we will see a meteor every 2 minutes or so. But the comet behind these lovely shooting stars is what we should really be...
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The Almanac is the perfect stocking stuffer!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is a delightful stocking surprise for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Enjoy a holiday season filled with wit and wisdom from your favorite Old Farmer. The Almanac is guaranteed to make people smile and to tickle your funny bones. Order today to get your Almanacs in time for the holidays!

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Apples
Apples
Many gardeners dream of growing their own juicy apples. However, growing fruit takes long-term commitment—from pruning apple trees for good form to pest control—for success. Here’s our expert advice on planting, growing, and harvesting apples.
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2021 Calendars

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

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Peach Cobbler
Peach Cobbler

There’s nothing that says summer like peach cobbler. This old-fashioned dessert is always popular and is best with fresh peaches. Serve hot from the oven with ice cream. 

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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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