Day 4 winter weather map!, raising honey bees, self-sowing flowers

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

Daily Newsletter for Friday, August 14, 2020

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The luminous grasses, and the merry sun
In the grave sky; the sparkle far and wide,
Laughter of unseen children, cheerful chirp
Of crickets, and low lisp of ripping tide,
Light summer clouds fantastical as sleep
Changing unnoted while I gazed thereon.

–Emma Lazarus (1849–87)

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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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How To Entirely Empty Your Bowels Every Morning - Top Surgeon Explains How

Dr. Steven Gundry Reveals How To Defeat The War In Your Stomach.  Learn More >>

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Garden Party Ideas
Garden Party Ideas
Let’s have a garden party! Set tables and chairs near the flowers or on the lawn and gather some friends or family. The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids has a few activities to add fun.
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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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Discover 20 Self-Sowing Flowers!
Discover 20 Self-Sowing Flowers!
Choose plants that reseed themselves for years of bloom. Here’s our list of 20 annual and perennial flowers that are self-sowing. And if you are busy deadheading your flowers—stop! Take a look at the seed heads you are cutting off. Towards late summer, allow some of the seed heads ...
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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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Easy Peach Strudel with Phyllo Dough
Easy Peach Strudel with Phyllo Dough

Tired of peach pies? Save some of your peaches for our Easy Peach and Almond Strudel With Phyllo Dough.

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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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Beekeeping 101: Should You Raise Honey Bees?
Beekeeping 101: Should You Raise Honey Bees?
Thinking of raising honey bees in your backyard? Besides producing delicious local honey and wax, honeybees pollinate garden flowers and plants, given them a big boost. Bees are also quite independent! Learn the basics of beekeeping and whether it’s right for you with our Beekeeping 101 Guide.
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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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