Black walnut trees, preserving surplus herbs and veggies, elderberry syrup

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

Daily Newsletter for Friday, August 21, 2020

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The woods grew dark, as though they knew no noon;
The thunder growled about the high brown hills,
And the thin, wasted, shining summer rills
Grew joyful with the coming of the rain,
And doubtfully was shifting every vane.

—William Morris (1834—96)

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4 Ways to Preserve Fruit & Vegetables at Home
4 Ways to Preserve Fruit & Vegetables at Home
If you’re a gardener or shop at farmers’ markets, you may find yourself with extra herbs, vegetables, or fruit that you can’t use right away. Why not learn how to preserve your surplus vegetables? Here are four easy ways to preserve quickly, including freezing, drying, and pickling.
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Black Walnut Trees
Black Walnut Trees
The black walnut tree (Juglans nigra) is one of North America’s most valuable and beautiful native trees, but it does have a “dark side.”  Here’s what you should know before planting a black walnut in your yard—and how to harvest and eat the tasty walnuts, too!
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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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How to Make Elderberry Syrup
How to Make Elderberry Syrup
Elderberries! The branches of these humble roadside and streambank shrubs, festooned in summer with flat-topped clusters of airy white flowers, now drip with gorgeous, deep-purple clusters of berries. Learn how to turn those berries into elderberry syrup. 
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Basil Pesto
Basil Pesto

Serve pesto on fresh pasta, spread on a halved baguette and broiled, or as a pizza topping.

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Heat Waves: 10 Tips for Extreme Heat Safety
Heat Waves: 10 Tips for Extreme Heat Safety
Heat waves are rolling across North America. There’s hot summer weather—and then there are heat waves. Much like other natural disasters, heat waves can be very dangerous. Here are 10 ways you can cope with heat waves and stay cool during hot weather.
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