Growing tomatoes!, direct sowing, Super Bowl weather

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, February 6, 2021

snowy

"Good morrow, Benedick. Why, what's the matter,
That you have such a February face,
So full of frost, of storm and cloudiness
?"
–William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
 

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Almanac Gardening Club
 
Tomatoes
Tomatoes

Our Growing Tomatoes Guide takes you from planting to harvesting! Find out when to plant America’s favorite garden crop, the best way to grow tomatoes, how long it takes a tomato to bear fruit, and what tomatoes need to thrive. We’ll touch on how to transplant, stakes and cages,...
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Hard to turn Faucets? Not with a Faucet Grip!

Faucet Grip is an innovative product that solves a problem encountered by countless gardeners. Small hose bibb handles make faucets difficult to turn on and off. Faucet Grip attaches quickly to all types of faucet handles providing even weak hands sufficient leverage to operate the faucet. Makes a great gift!

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Sowing Seeds in the Vegetable Garden
Sowing Seeds in the Vegetable Garden

Most vegetables are started from seed sown directly in the garden. This is often called “direct sowing” or “direct seeding.” In this article, we’ll talk about which vegetables are best planted as seed directly in the garden (versus planted as transplants). Plus, we will provide some tips and tricks...
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Register for the Beginner Gardening Webinar on Feb. 18!

A true Gardening 101! Let us walk you through the basics of garden planning, from choosing the right location to selecting the best vegetable varieties for your space. Learn how to grow your best garden yet from the experts at The Old Farmer’s Almanac! 

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Gardening and Home Brewing
Gardening and Home Brewing

From the earliest days, Americans and their presidents have been brewing. Ever brewed your own beer, cider, or ale?
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Get gardening inspiration every day!

The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer‘s Almanac. It is the perfect gift for the garden enthusiast!

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Super Bowl Weather Records
Super Bowl Weather Records

It’s time for Super Bowl 2021! Let’s take a look back at some weather records from past Super Bowls. Where was the coldest Super Bowl? Where was the warmest?  What weather is expected this year? And, if you’re watching the game from home, find some fun and delicious game day recipe ideas.
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How can I gather fruits and veggies easily?

Born of pure ingenuity, The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Hod reflects the very best of farmers’ long tradition of functional art, craftsmanship, and utility. Fill your Garden Hod with your scrumptious harvest and easily wash your fruits and veggies!

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Chicken Wings
Chicken Wings

This basic Chicken Wings recipe came from a good friend. It’s just four ingredients but that’s all you need.

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What's the best way to sow tiny seeds?

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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