Aloe vera care, growing cabbage, power of windchill

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

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, February 18, 2021

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Kindness, like grain, increases by sowing.
–Proverb

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Almanac Garden Guide
 
Cabbage
Cabbage
Traditionally, cabbage seeds were planted on St. Patrick’s Day in northern zones. Old-time farmers believed that to make them grow well, you needed to plant them while wearing your nightclothes! Here’s our Cabbage Growing Guide with instructions on how to plant and grow this hardy, leafy vegetable—...
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This Simple Skin Fix May Surprise You

If you’ve ever struggled with dry skin, rashes, age spots, or wrinkles… please pay close attention. You see: scientists have discovered the root cause of 93% of all skin problems – and it’s NOT what you think. In fact… They’ve discovered a 2-minute home remedy for more youthful skin…

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Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera
The aloe vera plant is an easy, attractive succulent that makes for a great indoor companion. Aloe vera plants are useful, too, as the juice from their leaves can be used to relieve pain from scrapes and burns when applied topically. Here’s how to grow and care for aloe vera plants...
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Tonight: Beginner Gardening Webinar - Register Now!

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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Windchill Chart for the United States
Windchill Chart for the United States
What is Windchill? Basically, it combines the cooling effect of temperature and wind, driving down the “perceived” temperature. Interestingly, the wind does not change the temperature of the air; it’s changing the temperature of your body. See the Windchill Chart, how windchill is...
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Enjoy country wit and wisdom in the 2021 Country Calendar!

The charming 2021 Country Calendar gives you all the classic folklore you need for country living. Plus: large, eye-catching, full-color photographs depicting the joys of the country, including North America’s breathtaking landscapes and amazing animals on the farm or in the wild!

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Balsamic-Glazed Roasted Vegetables
Balsamic-Glazed Roasted Vegetables

For a super healthy and delicious winter recipe, roast vegetables with balsamic glaze.  It couldn’t be easier.

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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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What Is The Best Sleeping Position?
What Is The Best Sleeping Position?
Find out how your sleeping position affects your health and how to sleep better in a healthy sleeping position.
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How can I learn to cook with fresh, all-natural foods?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook is a collection of more than 120 classic mouthwatering recipes for every season! Make the most of your harvest with easy-to-follow recipes using sustainable produce!

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