Current Moon Phase

Waning Gibbous
99% of full

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Farmers' Almanac NewsletterNEWSLETTER
Philosofact
Empty vessels make the most noise.
July 9th, 2014
What To Wear When The Temperature Soars

Check out these timely tips on what to wear when the weather heats up.

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Grow A Bee Friendly Lawn And Garden
Hydro Dog Toys
Grow A Bee Friendly Lawn And GardenCompelling reasons and benefits on why a lawn filled with dandelions and clover may just be the best choice.
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A Chamaeleon Constellation A Chamaeleon Constellation Learn about this modern constellation named after this mysterious lizard.
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Summer Fun for Everyone -- Grown-Ups Too! Summer Fun for Everyone -- Grown-Ups Too! Summer isn't just a fun time for kids! Carve out some time for yourself this season. Here's how.
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Tasty Super Foods On The Grill Tasty Super Foods On The Grill Yes you can grill beans, grains, lentils, nuts, and other super foods on the grill. Here's how.
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Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint Need to clean your bathroom grout? Grab a toothbrush and read this week's tip!
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Current Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous Moon, 87% of Full Waxing Gibbous
87% of Full
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Today's Best Day Tasks

Cut Firewood, Mow to Increase Growth, Castrate Farm Animals, Dig Holes, Wean, Potty Train, Wash Windows, Advertise to Sell, Travel for Pleasure

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Gardening Tasks

July 9th - July 10th
Seeds Planted Now Will Do Poorly And Yield Little.

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