Soil amendments, growing blueberries, waking up stiff

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, October 17, 2020

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Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth.

–Robert Frost (1874–1963)

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Almanac 2021 Calendars
 
Organic Soil Amendments Explained
Organic Soil Amendments Explained
Using organic soil amendments, turn your poor garden soil into a nutrient-rich paradise in which plants will thrive. What do we mean by “soil amendments”? What are some great soil amendments? Here is a brief overview listing some of the best soil amendments for your garden. 
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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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How to Press Flowers and Leaves
How to Press Flowers and Leaves
Picking and pressing flowers is such an enjoyable activity. A flower found in a book is a lovely, long-forgotten relic of a special moment and a sliver of time gone by. See which flowers are best for pressing and how to press flowers and leaves. Plus, see how to make a flower press...
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The 2021 Old Farmer's Almanac

Your old friend who likes to garden, tell a joke, and wax on about the Moon.

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Blue Moon in 2020: When Is the Next Blue Moon?
Blue Moon in 2020: When Is the Next Blue Moon?
The Hunter’s Blue Moon will occur on October 31, 2020—Halloween night! What is a Blue Moon, exactly? To prepare you for the Blue Moon on Halloween night this year, we’ve got all the details.
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What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

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Cincinnati Chili
Cincinnati Chili

Authentic Cincinnati Chili is made with ground meat, tomato paste, and spices such as cumin and cinnamon.

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Peony Foaming Hand Soap

This luxurious and fragrant soap contains shea butter and aloe vera for gentle cleansing and moisturizing. The scent includes floral notes of peony and lily of the valley with wisps of apple, amber and peach. The hand soap comes in an attractive, generously-sized bottle.

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Why We Wake Up Stiff and Achy
Why We Wake Up Stiff and Achy
Do you grunt, groan, and ratchet yourself to a standing position as you get out of bed in the morning? Then, after stretching and moving around for a few minutes, do you feel the achiness and stiffness abate (at least some of it)? There’s a reason for this …
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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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