Geraniums, crazy for daisies, tomato basil quiche

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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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In its deep cup—grassy, cool—
Sleeps the little roadside pool;
Sleeps the butterfly on the weed,
Sleeps the drifted thistle-seed.
Like a great and blazing gem,
Basks the beetle on the stem.
Up and down the shining rays
Dancing midges weave their maze.

–Charlies G.D. Roberts (1860–1943)

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Geraniums
Geraniums

Geraniums are a longtime favorite of gardeners. They are easy to grow, colorful, and emit a lovely scent. Here’s how to grow geraniums in your home and garden!
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Digestive Trick To Clean Your Bowels

What if you could restore your gut health with one simple fix? According to one doctor in California there may be a way. In fact, he believes it’s so powerful that it could be like a “power wash” for your insides.

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Crazy for Daisies: Types of Colorful Daisies
Crazy for Daisies: Types of Colorful Daisies

Daisy-shaped flowers are the cheerful workhorse of the flower garden. Daisies remind of the sun and have an energizing effect on us. Since the daisy family, Asteraceae, is one of the largest plant families, there are more daisy-shaped flowers to choose from than any other shape! Let’s...
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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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Fresh Tomato and Basil Quiche
Fresh Tomato and Basil Quiche

Our fresh Tomato and Basil Quiche is a delicious taste of summer, especially when tomatoes and basil are at the peak of harvest and flavor!

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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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When Pests Invade the Home
When Pests Invade the Home

Every rural, suburban, or urban household runs into various problems with pests and critters—or, to use the broadest possible term: nature. Mice, rats, and squirrels are the “big three” mammals. Here’s a checklist of how to deal with pests before you act. 
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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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Surviving Power Outages During a Storm
Surviving Power Outages During a Storm

Summer months bring intense storm systems—and a season of power outages. Don’t wait for the next storm! Be in the know and be prepared.
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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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