Transform your garden!, fire cider, cash contests

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

Daily Newsletter for Friday, January 8, 2021

snow

Black are my steps on silver sod;
Thick blows my frosty breath abroad;
And tree and house, and hill and lake,
Are frosted like a wedding cake.

–Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–94)

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Almanac 2021 Calendars
 
The 2021 Garden Planner: Easier, Faster, Better
The 2021 Garden Planner: Easier, Faster, Better

Our 2021 Online Garden Planner is easier, faster, and better—thanks to your input over the past two years! It has so many amazing features, figuring out how much space plants require, how to group vegetables, exactly when to sow seeds for your location—plus, get a printable planting schedule. This...
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Cardiologist Warns: Throw Out Your Probiotics Now

If you’re planning to, or are already taking probiotics and dealing with bloating, constipation, weight gain, or even brain fog, then read this immediately! There is one food that feeds good bacteria and makes them take over bad bacteria, so click here to find out this one food.

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Feeding Garden Birds in Winter

Birds are an essential part of the garden, helping with pest control as they snap up aphids, caterpillars, grubs and other insect pests. But in the winter, food can be scarce. Regular feeding will encourage birds to keep coming back to your garden, so they’ll be around during the growing season to...
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What's an easy way to grow lots of veggies this year?

Now in its third printing, the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is the perfect companion for every vegetable gardener—even those who have never touched a trowel and wouldn’t know mulch from mud! Order the Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook today!

 

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2021 Essay Contest
2021 Essay Contest

Cash prizes (first, $300; second, $200; third, $100) will be awarded for the best essays in 200 words or less on the subject “A Kindness I Will Always Remember.” The deadline for entries is Friday, January 22, 2021. 
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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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2021 Recipe Contest
2021 Recipe Contest

Cash prizes (first, $300; second, $200; third, $100) will be awarded for the best recipes using five or fewer ingredients! The deadline for entries is Friday, January 22, 2021.
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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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How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health
How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health

Fire cider is a traditional folk recipe made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. It’s a potent tonic that’s been used generations as a remedy to ward off sickness and boost health. See how to make fire cider!
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Start 2021 off right with The Old Farmer's Almanac!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is your trusty companion for 2021! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac is sure to help you prepare for 2021 and make the most of this year!

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