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Waxing Crescent
12% of full

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Farmers' Almanac NewsletterNEWSLETTER
Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.
July 23rd, 2014
Summer Ice Storms

Ice falling from the sky in the heat of July? As alien as that idea may sound in the midst of the Dog Days of summer, it happens all the time.

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Why Blueberries Are A Must Eat Food
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Why Blueberries Are A Must Eat FoodBlueberries are one of Mother Nature's most healthy super foods around. Check out why you should be sure to eat them this month.
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Yogurt: It's Not Just For Eating Yogurt: It's Not Just For Eating The health benefits of yogurt go beyond digestive ones. Check out how and why you may want to use yogurt in your beauty routine.
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The Summer Triangle The Summer Triangle No it's not a summer romance, but it is a summer celestial event. Learn more about this shining triangle.
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Create a Living Room Camp-a-thon! Create a Living Room Camp-a-thon! When the weather or work doesn't cooperate for camping outdoors, go camping inside.
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Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint Road-tripping with your kids this summer? A cutting board can help. Learn how!
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Current Moon Phase
Waning Crescent Moon, 11% of Full Waning Crescent
11% of Full
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Today's Best Day Tasks

Cut Hair to Retard Growth, Mow to Retard Growth, Harvest, Quit Smoking, Wash Wooden Floors, Buy a Car, Host a Party, Write, Kill Plant Pests

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Gardening Tasks

July 22nd - July 23rd
Poor Days For Planting, Seeds Tend To Rot In The Ground. Best Days For Killing Plant Pests And Weeds.

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.