Raising ducks for eggs, how to lay out the garden, pancakes!

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, January 30, 2021

trees

All the complicated details
of the attiring and
the disattiring are completed!
A liquid moon
moves gently among
the long branches.
Thus having prepared their buds
against a sure winter
the wise trees
stand sleeping in the cold.

–William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)

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Raising Ducks for Eggs
Raising Ducks for Eggs
Ever thought about raising ducks for eggs? Why raise ducks instead of—or, in addition to—chickens? Here are some important things to consider.
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How do I keep a close eye on the sky?

Observe, delight, and write! Chronicle the weather day by day. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or an armchair weather watcher, this notebook is the perfect place to log daily weather. Perfect for those who like to keep an eye on the sky!

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How to Lay Out a Vegetable Garden
How to Lay Out a Vegetable Garden
Learn how to lay out a vegetable garden for your space and the plants you want to grow—from super-fresh lettuce to juicy tomatoes. In this article (with companion video), we discuss the benefits different styles of garden beds. We’ll also demonstrate how to position your vegetables for a better ...
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Get cooking in a Gardenia Apron!

Get cooking summer dishes! Enjoy your time in the kitchen this summer. This stunning kitchen apron evokes the fragrance of gardenias. Brighten up your kitchen with the Gardenia Apron!

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Over 20 Vegetable Garden Layout Ideas
Over 20 Vegetable Garden Layout Ideas
Here are over 20 FREE garden plans for you to look at and take inspiration fromincluding backyard gardens, square-foot gardens, raised bed gardens, kitchen gardens, flower gardens, dry gardens, and more!
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How can you enjoy the light of the sun in winter months?

Dazzling Old Farmer’s Almanac Sun Catchers are the perfect way to add brightness to your winter days! Our Sun Catchers were hand-pressed from recycled glass by the Old Hancock Glassworks using a centuries-old technique. Order Old Farmer’s Almanac Sun Catchers today!

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Mercury Retrograde and Zodiac Signs
Mercury Retrograde and Zodiac Signs
When Mercury is in retrograde, its influence depends on which of the 12 zodiac signs the planet is in when it goes retrograde. Below is a brief look at what you can expect for each astrological sign.
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Treat yourself to a delightful dragonfly purse!

This delightful crossbody bag has a small front pocket adorned with a beautiful dragonfly design. It also includes an adjustable strap - use it as a purse, a crossbody bag, or even a pouch! Plus, it perfectly fits your cell phone!

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Best Homemade Pancake Recipes
Best Homemade Pancake Recipes
Some of the best homemade pancake recipes are also the simplest. All on one page, find our best buttermilk, whole-grain, special diet, and flavored pancakes, including our “master pancake” recipe which can be flavored in many ways. 
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Get 365 days of learning for kids in 2021!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids: 365 Fun Days is our workbook series designed to help children develop habits of learning, and cultivate their curiosity about the wider world around them, all while having fun. With a progress chart and daily activities, your child will learn and be entertained all year round!

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