Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Old Farmer's Almanac - Tick remedies, aloe vera, new foods

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May 19, 2017


In May, when sea-winds pierced our solitudes,
I found the fresh Rhodora in the woods,
Spreading its leafless blooms in a damp nook,
To please the desert and the sluggish brook
–Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82)

Dividing Dahlias

I finally got a chance to look at the dahlia tubers we saved from last year and was pleasantly surprised to see that they survived the winter.

The Almanac's Own Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

Spins effortlessly and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails.  Features a distinctive Old Farmer’s Almanac metal nameplate. Save 20% while supplies last.

Growing Cukes

Cucumbers are a warm-season vegetable planted as seeds outside once the soil is warmed.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook

every order while supplies last! The Old Farmer’s Almanac Gardening Notebook will become your personal gardening bible. This durable, heavy-duty (weighs more than 1.5 lbs.!), perpetual calendar-journal has a waterproof cover and is usable year after year after year. Record what you planted, when your flowers bloom, what plants you want to move, and your ideas for new flower beds and changes.  

Aloe Vera Care

The Aloe Vera plant is an attractive succulent with thick, variegated leaves that fan out from its center base.

The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 7

The Almanac for Kids series, winner in five International Book Awards categories, is a treasure trove of fun facts, creative activities, and great ideas that will keep kids of all ages loving learning the whole year through! Volume 7 is not available in stores until June 13, 2017, but it’s SHIPPING NOW from our online store.  

What's New in Food?

At the end of each year or early into the new year, famous chefs, food critics, food writers, restaurant and supermarket associations, and others predict food trends for th

Vermont Weather Station

Measures temperature and humidity with an easy-to-read scale. Available in both brass and copper. A handsome and practical addition to your kitchen window. 

Tick Remedies and Removal

It’s the season for ticks! Prevent Lyme disease by keeping yourself tick-safe with these precautions, learn about identifying Lyme disease symptoms to catch it early, and use these tips for tick removal and prevention. We welcome your tips, too!

Almanac Tick Remover Tool (3-Pack)

Easy-to-use and safe tick removal tool that attaches to key chains, dog collars, leashes, saddles, and backpacks so you’ll always have one when you need it most. Made in the USA from high-strength anodized aluminum that won’t break.

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