Friday, August 11, 2017

The Old Farmer's Almanac - Perseids tonight! lefty day, fall gardens

Tonight: Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower is one of the greatest meteor shower events of the year. Read on to learn more about this year’s Perseids!

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August 11, 2017


Sing a song of Summer,
The world is nearly still,
The mill-pond has gone to sleep,
And so has the mill
Shall we go a-sailing?
Or shall we take a ride,
Or dream the afternoon away
Here, side by side?

–Cosmo Monkhouse (1840–1901)

Grill Your Food to Perfection Year-Round!

Grilling your favorite food has never been easier and safer as Kenyon Electric Grills are flameless and smokeless. Cook delicious meals indoors or outdoors. Proudly handcrafted in Connecticut!

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Tomato Questions & Answers

In this short video, we help you troubleshoot some of the most common tomato diseases, pests, and problems in the garden!

Jobe’s Tomato Fertilizer Spikes

Highly rated continuous nourishment for robust tomato plants!

When to Plant Fall Veggies

Here’s a handy fall garden guide to help you decide what to plant in the fall garden and when to plant your fall crops! The succession gardening chart below shows the last fall planting dates, based on the first expected frost dates in the fall.

Fall & Winter Vegetable Heirloom Seed Packs

Includes 10 packs of premium-quality seeds from small, noncommercial farmers.

Four Super Salsas

Salsa and tortilla chips is the perfect dish for a hot summer’s day! Here are a few of our favorite salsa recipes, from fresh pico de gallo to sweet mango salsa.

Salsa Master Salsa Maker, Manual Food Processor

As seen on TV! (We always wanted to say that!)

Are You a Lefty?

August 13 is Left-Handers Day! If you or the lefties in your life feel excluded, forgotten, or even mistreated year-round due to your left-handedness, today is the RIGHT (haha!) day to celebrate being a lefty!

The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years!

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