How months were named, hair loss, raised beds

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, January 7, 2021

snow

But pleasures are like poppies spread,
You seize the flow'r, its bloom is shed;
Or like the snow falls in the river,
A moment white—then melts forever.

–Robert Burns (1759–96)

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Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies
Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies

Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Wondering why it’s happening and how to stop it? Here’s a look at the usual causes, as well as some natural home remedies.
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Winter Rose Care

There are multiple methods for providing winter protection to roses. Our guide provides an overview of your options to help you successfully winter rose plants in cold climates.

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Keeping Chickens Happy in the Snow
Keeping Chickens Happy in the Snow

Chickens love to go outside during the day, romping in the sun when it’s up. Many breeds of chickens, however, are not fond of snow (just like people!). In northern climates where the snow does fly, this requires a bit of planning on the part of the chicken farmer. See tips on keeping chickens...
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Feeling Old? Do This Once A Day And Watch What Happens

Researchers have found a new at home test that you can do right now in your seat that can help predict future health and longevity. It’s a very simple test and only take a couple minutes to do. Click Here To Find Out Now >>

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How Did the Months Get Their Names?
How Did the Months Get Their Names?

How did the months of the year get their names? The months’ names reflect a mix of gods and goddesses, rulers, and numbers. Discover how our calendar developed into what it is today.
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How can I start planning for next year's garden?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner is an easy-to-use online program that helps you plan your garden! Whether you want to create a garden for vegetables, a kitchen garden for herbs, or a beautiful flower garden, our Garden Planner will help you find the best layout for your space—plus provide all your planting and harvesting dates!

 

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Beef Burgundy
Beef Burgundy

This Beef Burgundy recipe is a no-fuss entrée. It’s a beef stew slowly braised in red wine with carrots, onions, and garlic and garnished with mushrooms.

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How can I reinvigorate my houseplants?

This calendar brings you not just the days of the year, but gardening advice and secrets galore! A favorite of gardeners for more than 40 years, this beautiful calendar offers original full-color illustrations, timely gardening advice, fun facts, quotes, and lore.

 

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