Saturday, July 01, 2017

The Old Farmer's Almanac - Canning tomatoes, raspberries, no-cook recipes

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June 27, 2017


summer moon
Shine on, O moon of summer.
Shine to the leaves of grass, catalpa and oak,
All silver under your rain to-night.
–Carl Sandburg (1878–1967)

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Canning Tomatoes

With canned tomatoes, enjoy that garden-fresh tomato taste in sauces, soups and stews all year long! Here’s how I can tomatoes:

Vintage Cast Iron Sun

This Vintage Cast Iron Sun measures almost a foot across and is made using traditional sand-casting techniques. The weather resistant finish allows it to also be enjoyed outdoors. 

No-Cook Summer Recipes

Don’t feel like cooking after a hectic day?

Sun Beam Patio Accent

These fun patio and deck decorations bring an instant smile to everyone’s face! The Sun Beam measures 13 inches in diameter. It’s made of high quality steel in the USA and powder coated to endure outdoor weather. It really comes to life, thanks to its bent 3D sun rays that lift it off the wall or fence it’s mounted on. 

Harvesting Raspberries

Raspberries are relatively easy to grow and—with proper care—can bear fruit indefinitely! Though raspberry bushes are naturally inclined to grow in cooler climates, the plants now come in many varieties suited to a range of planting zones.

Mister Sun Wind Chime

These durable cast iron wind chimes will last for many years!

Get Rid of Whiteflies

Here are tips on how to identify, control, and get rid of whiteflies.

Kaleidoscope Wind Spinner

Features a deep and highly reflective finish that gleams and pulses with each breeze! Made in the USA to last.

What Kids Knew in 1867

Judging from these tips from 1867, the expectations of children between then and now have certainly changed quite a bit!

The Old Farmer's Almanac Sun Catcher | SAVE 34%

Dazzling sun catcher that features The Old Farmer’s Almanac Sun logo and name. These sun catchers were hand-pressed from recycled glass by the Old Hancock Glassworks using a centuries old technique. Each piece has a unique character not found in machine-made glass.

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