A light winter?, root cellars, pruning roses, salt's many uses

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, August 13, 2020

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To me the sea is a continual miracle,
The fishes that swim—the rocks—the motion of the waves—the
ships with men in them,
What stranger miracles are there?

–Walt Whitman (1819–92)

 
Almanac Gardening Club
 
2020-2021 Winter Weather Forecast
Day 3: The Winter Reveal!

2020-2021 Winter Weather Forecast
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Actress Reveals the “Bathroom Trick” That Made Her Feel Years Younger

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Actress Reveals the “Bathroom Trick” That Made Her Feel Years Younger
 
Root Cellars: Types and Storage Tips
All About Root Cellars

Root Cellars: Types and Storage Tips
Before refrigeration, an underground root cellar was an essential way to store carrots, turnips, beets, parsnips, potatoes, and other root vegetables. Today, root cellars have made a comeback to keep food from freezing during the winter and keep food cool during the summer to...

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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook by The Old Farmer’s Almanac

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How to Prune Roses
How to Prune Roses

How to Prune Roses
Pruning roses is not as complicated as it may seem, though it’s important to follow the right technique for the type of rose you have. Here’s how and when to prune the roses in your garden!

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Drying and Freezing Herbs

How to Preserve Herbs
Fresh herbs can transform meals, but many herbs die back in winters! Air drying, microwave drying, freezing, and mixing into vinegars and butters are all excellent preserving methods, and easy to do with small or large quantities of herbs. See our video and article on preserving herbs without...

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Household Uses of Salt
Salt's Many Uses

Household Uses of Salt
Salt certainly makes our food more flavorful, but it can also work to fix many of our unexpected challenges around the house. Here are some of our favorite household uses of salt.

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