Growing salvia, staying ahead of pests, asparagus salad

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, June 7, 2021

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And since all this loveliness can not be Heaven,
I know in my heart it is June.

–Abba Gould Woolson (1838–1921)

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Almanac Calendars

 
Salvia
Salvia
Perennial Salvias (also known as “sage”) are mainstays of the midsummer garden border—blooming summer to autumn! Planted in the spring, these aromatic beauties are great for cutting and beloved by bees and butterflies—plus, they’re drought-tolerant! See how to plant, grow, and care for Salvia.
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Powerwash For Your Insides

What if you could restore your gut health with one simple fix?According to one doctor in California there may be a way. In fact, he believes it’s so powerful that it could be like a “power wash” for your insides.

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Lawn Care Tips: How to Fertilize, Water, Mow, and Seed Your Lawn
Lawn Care Tips: How to Fertilize, Water, Mow, and Seed Your Lawn
How do you keep your lawn healthy? See our beginner’s guide to lawn care, focusing on the lawn care basics—like fertilizing, weed control, seeding, watering, mowing. Plus, find our secret to keeping a well-nourished lawn. Here’s a tip: The more you let nature do the work for you, the easier it will...
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Where can I find cozy and fun socks?

Check out our wide selection of fun socks with witty sayings and clever illustrations!

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Staying Ahead of Garden Pests
Staying Ahead of Garden Pests
Normally I don’t go looking for trouble, but it is the best way to head off potential problems in the garden. Keep your eyes open when you are weeding and you may be surprised by the kinds of pests you find. Look for telltale signs of common garden pests like holes in leaves, egg masses, and webs.
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Tell the temperature with this retro thermometer!

This thermometer is designed to resemble a vintage advertising thermometer! Handmade in the USA from steel, this thermometer will be a welcome tool to check the temperature outside so you can get outside!

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Night Sky Map for June 2021: See the Stars Move
Night Sky Map for June 2021: See the Stars Move
Welcome to the Night Sky Map for June 2021! Why do objects like stars appear to move across the sky at night? The planets, too, move like clockwork through the sky. Take advantage of the pleasant June weather to watch the “Cosmic Clock” in action.
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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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Asparagus Vinaigrette Salad
Asparagus Vinaigrette Salad

Asparagus is a special spring treat! When those freshly-harvested stalks hit the markets, grab them while you can!

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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2022 Edition Now on Pre-Sale!

Happy New Almanac Year! It’s time to celebrate the newest edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac! With our longstanding commitment to “new, useful, and entertaining matter,” you can count on your new edition to deliver a comprehensive and trustworthy guide to 2022. Pre-order now!

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