Growing pansies, cauliflower, natural cold remedies

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 17, 2021

winter-stillness

All heaven and earth are still—though not in sleep,
But breathless, as we grow when feeling most;
And silent, as we stand in thoughts too deep:—
All heaven and earth are still.  

–George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788–1824)

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Almanac Gardening Club
 
Pansies
Pansies
Pansies are the colorful flowers with “faces.” A cool-weather favorite, pansies are great for both spring and fall gardens! Here’s how to plant pansies as well as keep them growing and blooming.
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Shocking Report: #1 Cause of Weight Gain is Weedkiller

Has your health been declining since 1996? Here’s why…

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Cauliflower
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is a sun-loving, cool-season crop to grow in spring and fall. An annual plant in the Brassica family, cauliflower’s edible white flesh is extremely healthy and considered a “superfood.”
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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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Simple Tips to Germinate Seeds More Successfully
Simple Tips to Germinate Seeds More Successfully
Getting seeds to germinate properly is the most difficult aspect of planting the garden. Here are some simple tips to germinate seeds successfully.
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What's the perfect place to store my cell phone?

This delightful crossbody bag has a small front pocket adorned with a beautiful sunflower 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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Rocky Mountain Cuban Pork
Rocky Mountain Cuban Pork

A loyal reader created this Rocky Mountain Cuban Pork recipe for her daughter, who missed the sour orange trees in her parents’ backyard when she relocated to Colorado.

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The 2021 Garden Guide has arrived!

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Guide features helpful articles on all types of gardening and landscape maintenance, including newest trends, general information, and advice from experts on best methods for growing vegetables, flowers, fruits, lawns, shrubs, and much more!

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Home Remedies for Colds
Home Remedies for Colds
These home remedies for colds will help your bodies through the healing process. Tell us which natural cold remedies have worked for you!
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This rock can tell you about the weather!

When you wake up and wonder, “What is the weather like today?” This hilarious Almanac Weather Rock will have the answer! And even better: It’s made in picturesque Bethlehem, New Hampshire from local lumber!

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