Lavender for sleep, pH soil levels, growing yarrow

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

Daily Newsletter for Monday, August 31, 2020

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Build a castle, comb a beach; summer's ripe as any peach!
–The Old Farmer's Almanac, 1996

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Lavender for Health and Home
Lavender for Health and Home
Lavender is more than just a pretty plant. This fragrant perennial has been revered throughout the ages for its ability to breathe a sense of clarity and calm into every cupboard, room or beauty product in which it dwells. It has long been used as a remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia and...
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How To: Get Rid Of Deep Fat From Your Belly

Millions of Americans suffer from deep fat. Researchers have now found out the reason why. It turns out there is a master switch that controls when the cells turn into energy and when they turn into fat. Learn how to flip the master switch right now

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Soil pH Levels for Plants
Soil pH Levels for Plants
What is your soil’s pH level? Every plant prefers a different level of acidity. Use this soil pH chart to find which pH level is best for your garden plants. Then, learn how to adjust it accordingly!
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Foaming Hand Soap

These luxurious and fragrant soaps contain shea butter and aloe vera for gentle moisturizing. Choose from many different scents while supplies last. Each comes in a good-looking, generously-sized bottle.

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Yarrow
Yarrow
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a native North American plant that’s popular with pollinators and practically care-free, making it perfect for borders, ground covers, and open meadows. Here’s how to grow yarrow in your garden!
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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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Lavender Scones
Lavender Scones

Your guests will feel like royalty when you present these Lavender Scones. Optional: Garnish with fresh lavender flowers.

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2021 Moon Calendar

Celebrate the Halloween Full Blue Moon with our 2021 Moon Calendar! This fascinating calendar features striking scenes of the Moon in the landscape, accompanied by fun facts and lore about Earth’s natural satellite.

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Refrigerator or Freezer Blackberry Jam
Refrigerator or Freezer Blackberry Jam

This super-easy Blackberry Jam recipe has so much flavor and it’s not too sweet! Plus, no special equipment or ingredients are necessary for our no-fuss jam.

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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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