Cough remedies, 2021 Full Moons, 10 money-saving crops

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, January 9, 2021

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The icicles now fringe the trees
That swayed in summer's gentle breeze,
When summer days were fair.

–Dora Read Goodale (1866–1915)

 

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Home Remedies for Cough Relief
Home Remedies for Cough Relief

Coughs, while rarely serious, can be really annoying. Some of these natural remedies can provide great relief from a cough, especially when you’re having difficulty sleeping.
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Our 2021 Catalog is Available Now!

Order your Free 88 page Catalog and Garden Guide with 700+ varieties of Heirloom, NON-GMO, Certified Organic and Ecologically Grown Vegetable, Herb and Flower Seeds plus Garlic, Shallot & Onion Bulbs.

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Next Full Moon
Next Full Moon

When is the next full Moon? See our Full Moon Calendar for 2021 for the U.S. and Canada. Get Full Moon dates and times—customized to YOUR location.
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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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Which Vegetable Crops Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck?

What are the best money-saving vegetable crops? There is a wealth of fruit and vegetables that are cost-effective, from fast-growing crops to those which almost produce more than you can eat. Here’s a list of our top 10 crops that give you the best bang for your buck, plus a video that explains ...
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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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What is Hugelkultur? The Ultimate Raised Bed
What is Hugelkultur? The Ultimate Raised Bed

What is hugelkultur, anyway? When I first heard the word, I thought it must be a new kind of yogurt, but no—it is a raised garden bed. “Hügelbeds” can be translated as “mound culture”—in which plants or crops are grown on raised beds with a mounded shape and form. Many swear that it takes raised...
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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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Maple Squash Casserole
Maple Squash Casserole

Similar in texture to a sweet potato casserole, our Maple Squash Casserole makes the best of your winter squash harvest!

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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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